Copycat KFC Gravy Recipe: This Brown Gravy Cooks in 5 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

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Copycat KFC Gravy Recipe: This Brown Gravy Cooks in 5 Minutes

Not only is KFC's fried chicken and tender biscuits classics, but so is the brown gravy that tops their mashed potatoes. If the gravy is your favorite part of your fried chicken dinner, you are going to love this easy copycat KFC gravy recipe!

This brown gravy recipe cooks in less than 5 minutes. Store any leftover gravy in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. And don't just stop at mashed potatoes! This gravy is delish spooned over hamburger steaks, meatloaf or your favorite proteins.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper (you can substitute black pepper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon beef bouillon granules

Here's how to make it:

  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the flour, onion powder, pepper and salt. Whisk to combine. Cook, stirring, until mixture begins to brown, about 2 minutes. (You are making a roux.)
  2. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth until smooth. Add the water and bouillon. Bring to a gentle boil and cook, whisking, until gravy thickens, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add more salt and pepper, if needed. 

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Chicken Broth $1 & Up
Flour $2 & Up
Onion Powder $2 & Up
Sea Salt $2 & Up
White Pepper $4 & Up

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Donna John
My husband loves that gravy! Love this. So easy.
That gravy makes everything taste better. 😍
Elisa Schmitz
I remember this gravy but haven't had it in years. Love the idea of making it at home!
Hershey Rosen
Yum, My kind of Recipe

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