Sunday, April 4, 2010

Popeye's Cajun Gravy

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 chicken gizzard
2 tablespoons minced green bell pepper
1/4 cup ground beef
1/4 cup ground pork
2 cups water
1 (14 ounce) can beef broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons milk
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
Dash dried parsley flakes

Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Saute chicken gizzard in the oil for 4 to 5 minutes until cooked.

Remove gizzard from the pan and let cool.

Finely mince the gizzard after it has cooled.

Combine ground beef and ground pork.
Mix with your hands until well mixed.

Add bell pepper to the saucepan and saute it for 1 minute.

Add ground beef and pork to the pan and cook brown.

Mash meat into tiny pieces as it browns.

Add water and beef broth to the saucepan, then
immediately whisk in cornstarch and flour.

Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer gravy until thick - about 30 to
35 minutes.

Source:  My personal recipe collection ~ original origin not known

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