Glitter gravy and turkey stock recipe

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Glitter gravy - turkey stock and chicken stock recipe - enjoy this festive side

Glitter gravy is the newest London holiday craze.  Made popular by a pub in Southeast London, glitter gravy adds sparkle and glam to your holiday meal. It’s simple to make….and you can either make stock from scratch using our recipe below, or you can use prepared stock, adding the flour and edible glitter. Our gravy is a pearlescent/purple colour, but you can make it any colour you like!

Summary:

Prep: 5 mins
Cooking: 1 ½ hours if making stock from scratch
Ages: Toddlers to Teens
Difficulty: Easy peasy
Makes: 4-6 servings

Glitter gravy - turkey stock and chicken stock recipe - enjoy this festive side

Ingredients

  • Turkey giblets or 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 onion, cut in half
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 2 sticks of celery, chopped
  • 1 small handful of parsley
  • 2-3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • Edible glitter

Instructions

  1. If using turkey giblets, wash them in cold water.
  2. Place your turkey giblets (or chicken thighs), onion, carrot, celery, parsley, thyme and bay leaf  in a medium sized pan.
  3. Cover with 1 ½ pints of boiling water.
  4. Simmer for 1.5 hours with the lid half on.
  5. Strain the mixture through a colander or mesh strainer, reserving the liquid. Spoon off any excess fat.
  6. Place in a saucepan and put on a low heat.
  7. Add 2 tablespoons of flour and stir continuously to thicken the gravy.
  8. Add a teaspoon or so of edible glitter and serve!

 

Glitter gravy and turkey stock – our step by step guide:

 

 

Place your turkey giblets (or chicken thighs), onion, carrot, celery, parsley, thyme and bay leaf  in a medium sized pan.

Cover with about 1 ½ pints of boiling water.

Simmer with the lid half on for about an hour and a half.

If you already have chicken stock ready, you can just bring this to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

 

Glitter gravy - turkey stock and chicken stock recipe - enjoy this festive side

 

Pour your mixture through a colander or strainer, reserving the liquid.

If necessary spoon off any excess fat.

Return your stock to the saucepan on a low heat. Add 2 tablespoons of flour and stir continuously to thicken the gravy.

 

Glitter gravy - turkey stock and chicken stock recipe - enjoy this festive side

 

Add a teaspoon or so of glitter to your gravy.

The glitter can even be brightly coloured glitter! We’ve added a bit of silver and purple.

 

Glitter gravy - turkey stock and chicken stock recipe - enjoy this festive side

 

 

Enjoy with Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner!

 

See our Apple and cranberry stuffed turkey fillets to plan Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.