Make ahead gravy

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Yields1 Serving

 6-8 chicken wings
 A couple of chopped carrots , no need to peel
 2 chopped red onions ( red gives a better colour )
 2 celery sticks chopped
 3 sprigs of thyme
 3 sprigs of rosemary
 6 sage leaves
 4 bay leaves
 A little olive oil
 Salt and pepper
 50g plain flour
 1.5 litre hot water
 100ml red wine ( you could use port or sherry or white wine )

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Heat oven to 190C

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Put the chicken , herbs , and vegetables into a roasting pan . Season with salt and pepper , drizzle on some olive oil and mix well

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Put in the oven and cook for about 1 hour

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Remove the pan from the oven and put on the hob , stirring to get up all the sticky bits . Using a potato masher , mash everything down

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Gradually add the flour cooking it out well

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Pour in the hot water ( add alcohol if using ) . Stir well and keep mashing things down .

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Bring the pan to the boil and let it boil for 5-10 minutes

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When it's thickened turn the hob down and simmer for about 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally . Taste and adjust seasonings

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When it's the right colour and thickness pour it through a sieve into a bowl . Use the potato masher to push it through

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Leave it draining until nothing else comes through

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Bag and freeze

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Take put the night before use . Heat it gently on the stove adding any juices from the poultry

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Serve

Ingredients

 6-8 chicken wings
 A couple of chopped carrots , no need to peel
 2 chopped red onions ( red gives a better colour )
 2 celery sticks chopped
 3 sprigs of thyme
 3 sprigs of rosemary
 6 sage leaves
 4 bay leaves
 A little olive oil
 Salt and pepper
 50g plain flour
 1.5 litre hot water
 100ml red wine ( you could use port or sherry or white wine )

Directions

1

Heat oven to 190C

2
3
4

Put the chicken , herbs , and vegetables into a roasting pan . Season with salt and pepper , drizzle on some olive oil and mix well

5
6
7

Put in the oven and cook for about 1 hour

8
9
10
11

Remove the pan from the oven and put on the hob , stirring to get up all the sticky bits . Using a potato masher , mash everything down

12
13
14

Gradually add the flour cooking it out well

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16
17

Pour in the hot water ( add alcohol if using ) . Stir well and keep mashing things down .

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19
20
21

Bring the pan to the boil and let it boil for 5-10 minutes

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23
24

When it's thickened turn the hob down and simmer for about 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally . Taste and adjust seasonings

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26
27
28

When it's the right colour and thickness pour it through a sieve into a bowl . Use the potato masher to push it through

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30
31

Leave it draining until nothing else comes through

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33
34
35

Bag and freeze

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37
38
39

Take put the night before use . Heat it gently on the stove adding any juices from the poultry

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42
43

Serve

Make ahead gravy