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Chicken Gravy 

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Chicken gravy is the perfect easy weeknight dinner that combines chicken, onion, and cream of chicken soup that is then served over crescent rolls. This hearty dish is ready in just 30 minutes. 

Chicken Gravy 

Chicken gravy over crescent rolls is one of my family’s favorite dishes. It is so easy to make and is filled with so much flavor and is easily versatile.  I find myself, again and again, turning to this dish when we are short on time and wanting something that is filled with so much goodness! This is one meal idea you want to add to your meal rotation. 

Chicken Gravy and Crescents

Be sure to check out our hamburger gravy as well! 

Chicken Gravy and Crescents

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of refrigerated crescents (I used Pillsbury Original)
  • 1 tablespoon butter 
  • 2-3 chicken breasts (depending on how much chicken you prefer), cut into bite-sized cubes
  • ¼ cup yellow or sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can cream of chicken soup 
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper

How to Make Chicken Gravy

  • Preheat the oven to the temperature specified on the crescent package. Roll up crescents on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and set aside. 

  • Over medium heat, melt butter in a large sauce or frying pan. Add cubed chicken and cook until chicken is cooked through (juices will run clear and the internal temperature will be at least 165°F). If there is liquid still in the pan, you don’t need to drain it. Add onion and cook until translucent (about 1 minute).

  • Place the crescents in the oven and bake according to package directions. 

  • Turn heat to medium-low, add the soup, milk, salt, and pepper to the pan of chicken. Stir until well combined and gravy starts to thicken. If you’d like the gravy thinner or you’d like more of it, add some more milk or water. 

  • Once the gravy is hot and bubbly, serve over the hot crescents. 
Chicken Gravy and Crescents

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • We love serving this chicken gravy over crescent rolls, but you can easily serve it over other favorites as well, such as mashed potatoes. 
  • When making your chicken gravy, be sure to not overcook your chicken. Overcooking your chicken will make it tough rather than the tenderness you love. 
  • Be sure your chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. The juices should run clear when you cut into it with no more pink. 
  • Be sure to keep stirring your gravy until it thickens and it mixes well. This will take a bit of time. 
  • You can swap out your crescent rolls for biscuits if you prefer. 
  • To change the flavor you can substitute your cream of chicken soup for cream of mushroom or cream of celery. 
Chicken Gravy and Crescents

Storage

You will want to store your chicken gravy in an airtight container for up to 4 days. 

Chicken Gravy and Crescents
Can I add other ingredients to my chicken gravy?

Yes, you can add more ingredients to give it more flavor and variety. Try adding crushed garlic or even 1 cup of cooked vegetables. 

You will want to add these toward the end of the cooking of your onions and chicken.

Chicken Gravy and Crescents
Chicken Gravy and Crescents

Chicken Gravy

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Chicken gravy is the perfect easy weeknight dinner that combines chicken, onion, and cream of chicken soup that is then served over crescent rolls. This hearty dish is ready in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 can of refrigerated crescents (I used Pillsbury Original)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2-3 chicken breasts (depending on how much chicken you prefer), cut into bite-sized cubes
  • ¼ cup yellow or sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to the temperature specified on the crescent package. Roll up crescents on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and set aside. 
  2. Over medium heat, melt butter in a large sauce or frying pan. Add cubed chicken and cook until chicken is cooked through (juices will run clear and the internal temperature will be at least 165°F). If there is liquid still in the pan, you don’t need to drain it. Add onion and cook until translucent (about 1 minute).
  3. Place the crescents in the oven and bake according to package directions. 
  4. Turn heat to medium-low, add the soup, milk, salt, and pepper to the pan of chicken. Stir until well combined and gravy starts to thicken. If you’d like the gravy thinner or you’d like more of it, add some more milk or water. 
  5. Once the gravy is hot and bubbly, serve over the hot crescents. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 284Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 760mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 8g

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