Fearless Skillet Gravy

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons oil (from fried chicken, bacon cracklins, or beef fat) or 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons flour
  • 2
    cups milk (or substitute 1 cup milk for chicken, beef, pork, or vegetable broth)
  • salt & pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil or butter on medium heat; slowly whisk in flour.
  • Continue to whisk, cooking for a few minutes until a soft paste has formed (called roux).
  • Turn heat down to medium-low; slowly whisk in milk.
  • Continue to whisk, smoothing out any lumps.
  • Turn up heat to medium and keep that whisk movin’ until gravy thickens!
  • For a thinner gravy, add more liquid.
  • Salt-and-pepper generously!
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