Easy-to-follow recipe for Stroud’s chicken gravy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you're just not feeling gravy from a jar this year for your Thanksgiving gather, head chef of Stroud's, Lane Doughtery, has a recipe for you that's easy to follow.

In the video above, Lane shares just what you need to make the Mark Alford-approved gravy.

During the month of November, Stroud's is offering customers the chance to buy a paper heart for $1. Each heart gets you entered into a drawing for a $500 gift card from KC Hopps.

Stroud's has four locations across the metro including in Fairway, Overland Park and Kansas City, Mo.

Stroud’s Chicken Gravy Recipe

Yield 1.3 gallons

Portion 1 fl oz.

Number of Portions 166.4

Prep 15 minutes

Cook 10 minutes


2 cups Crackling

12 fl ounces Grease

2 tablespoons black 30 mesh pepper

2 tablespoons table salt

13 ounces all-purpose flour, (2 heavy cups)

1.13 gallons 2% milk


  1. In a saucepan, combine the crackling and the used grease and whip until smooth.
  2. Add the spices then whip in the flour until dissolved.
  3. Add the milk (1 Gallon first, then the other 2 cups as necessary to achieve the correct consistency).
  4. Bring to a boil whipping occasionally to work out any lumps. Strain the Gravy to Make Smooth.
  5. Transfer to a clean hotel pan and hold hot for service.

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