How to Make Classic Gravy in the Microwave

You won't miss the pan drippings in this easy microwave turkey gravy. The soy sauce and Worcestershire are your secret weapons, giving this simple gravy some serious depth of flavor.

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The Ingredients

You will need 1 1/2 tablespoons each butter and flour, 1 1/2 cups turkey broth, 1 teaspoon each soy sauce and Worcestershire, 1/4 cup of heavy cream and a sprig of thyme.

Put the Butter in a Microwave-Safe Bowl ...

... and microwave on high until melted and bubbling, 2 minutes.

Whisk in the Flour ...

... and continue to microwave until the mixture is golden brown and nutty-smelling, about 3 minutes more.

Next ...

... whisk in the broth, soy sauce, Worcestershire, cream and thyme.

Microwave the Mixture ...

... whisking occasionally, until bubbling and thickened, about 4 minutes.

Season & Serve

Before serving, season the gravy with salt and pepper, and garnish with fresh chopped chives, if desired.

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