These recipes and tips are on the side of a Canada Corn Starch box. I have used this product always and I have never had it fail me. Although it is called Canada Corn Starch it is actually from Memphis Tennessee so I do not know what the this product would be called in the USA.
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Units: US | Metric
- 1 3/4 cups broth (chicken or beef) or 1 3/4 cups water (chicken or beef)
- 2 tablespoons starch (Canada Corn Starch)
- 1/4 cup water (use to mix corn starch)
Herbed Chicken Gravy
Onion Mushroom Gravy
- 1 cup onion (saute' chopped)
- 2/3 cup mixed mushrooms (sliced saute' in fat drippings)
- 2 tablespoons fat (drippings)
- 1 tablespoon starch (Canada Corn Starch)
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1Cook water or broth over medium heat, stirring to loosen brown bits. Remove from heat. Mix corn 2 tablespoons corn starch with 1/4 cup cold water stir until smooth. Stir into pan. Stirring constantly, bring to boil over medium heat; boil 1 minute to thicken. Season to taste. Makes 2 cups.
- 2Herbed chicken Gravy: Follow above directions, using chicken broth. stir in 1 tablespoons of chopped parsley and 1/4 teaspoon of poultry seasoning.
- 3Onion and Mushroom Gravy: Follow above directions using broth with the onion and mushroom recipe.
- 4Cooks Tips: 1 tablespoon corn starch = 2 Tablespoons flour. Corn starch has twice the thickening power of flour.When a gravy, sauce, soup or stew calls for flour, use half as much corn starch to thicken. To thicken hot liquids, first mix Canada Corn Starch with a little cold water, until smooth. Gradually stir into hot liquid until blended. Stirring constantly, bring to boil and boil for 1 minute until thickened.
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Nutritional Facts for Corn Starch Gravy and Other Tips
Serving Size: 1 (33 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 48.8
- Calories from Fat 30
- Total Fat 3.4 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 3.6 mg
- Sodium 298.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 3.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
- Sugars 1.1 g
- Protein 0.6 g
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