Hawaiian-Portuguese Turkey Gravy

Hawaiian-Portuguese Turkey Gravy

The soy sauce in the turkey marinade turns this gravy an appetizing deep brown color. Prep and Cook Time: about 20 minutes.

  • Yield: Makes about 4 cups; 16 servings


  • 6 tablespoons turkey fat (skimmed from cooked marinade of Hawaiian-Portuguese Smoked Turkey) or 6 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 4 none to 4 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup defatted cooked marinade from Hawaiian-Portuguese Smoked Turkey, strained


Heat fat or butter in a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat and whisk in flour. Cook, whisking, until roux is nut brown, 10 minutes. Whisk in 4 cups chicken broth and marinade (if thick, add 1/2 cup broth). Serve hot.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 61none
  • Calories from fat: 70%
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Fat: 4.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.1g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 423mg
  • Cholesterol: 4.9mg

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