The half glace or demi glace is used as a base for various types of gravies and sauces. If your baked meat is less in flavor or seasonings then this Chicken Demi Glace Recipes can amazingly enhance the taste of your meal. This can be made at home or found in instant packets in groceries.
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How to Make Chicken Demi Glace?
Demi-glace are made in big batches simmering the bones for long time. The bones are later thrown away and the liquid is then cooked adding seasonings and seasonal vegetables, aromatics reducing almost to one fourth of the total content.
Let’s find the ingredients for making this Chicken demi glace and taste this French styled semi glaze on our food.
Ingredients that You Need to Make Chicken Demi-Glace Are:
Chicken Wings, 8 to 10 Pieces
Cold Water, 12 Cups
White Wine, 1 Cup
Onions, Diced, 1.5 Cups
Carrot, Diced, 1 Cup
Celery, Diced, Quarter Cup
Leek, Diced, Quarter Cup
White Peppercorns, Three Teaspoons
Bay Leaves, One or Two Pieces
Method of Preparing Homemade Chicken Demi Glace Step by Step:
Take a big stockpot. Keep the chicken wings inside it and cover it with 12 cups of water or more. Boil until all the meat gets loosen off the bones. You can smell the flavor of the chicken too.
Strain the bones out and keep the broth in the same pot. Boil the broth in high flame adding all the ingredients except salt.
Bring into big bubbles. The water will also get all the flavors from those seasonings and vegetables.
Cook it for more than 1 and half an hour.
Strain the vegetables and spices out the pot. Bring the broth back into the pot.
Boil the broth again on high flame. Boil until it reduce to three fourth of the total.
How to make Roasted Chicken Demi Glace?
As the name says, this recipe gets completed with roasted chicken, the corn meal mush gravy and the sauce after condensing the chicken broth and seasonings.
Ingredients that you need to make Roasted Chicken Demi-Glace are:
Chicken Leg Quarters, Two Pairs
Garlic, Few Cloves
Lemon, Squeezed, One Tablespoon
Flour (if Preferred for Thicker Gravy)
Basil Leaves, Chopped, One Tbsp.
Balsamic Vinegar, Three Teaspoons
Teaspoon Salt, Half Teaspoon
Pepper, Half Teaspoon
Garlic, Minced, One Teaspoon
Rosemary, Chopped, One Teaspoon
Parsley, Chopped, Half Teaspoon
For the Corn Meal Mush:
2 Cups Corn Meal with Chicken Stock or Water, Half a Quart or More
8 Table Spoon Grated Cheese, Mozzarella
8 Table Spoons Parmesan Cheese or as Desired
2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
Salt (as Desired)
Pepper (as Preferred)
Olive Oil, Two Tbsp.
White Wine, Two Tbsp.
For the Sauce:
Chicken Stock, Reduced in Water Contents from 8 Cups to 2 Cups before Use
Red Wine, Half a Cup
Balsamic Vinegar, ½ Tbsp.
Melted Butter, 2 Tbsp.
Lemon Juice, One Slice or Half
Salt (as Desired)
Pepper (as Desired)
Method of Preparing Homemade Roasted Chicken Demi Glace Step by Step:
Make a seasoning mix for the chicken. Mix all aromatics, seasonings, herbs, and salt with olive oil and keep it ready in the beginning.
Now, season the chicken with the mix. Rub well. Rub some more salt and pepper.
Turn on the
Make the polenta now. Boil 8 cups of chicken broth and reduce it to two cups by stirring constantly pouring the corn meal in. Stir frequently that nothing sticks at the bottom.
Stir constantly until all corn meal has been poured into the broth. Stir until the mush gets a silky look with a glaze shining over it.
After the corn meal mush is ready , immediately take it off the stove. Drip butter and cheese, and adjust the taste with salt and pepper. Don’t forget to taste the flavor as you desire. Balance the taste at this stage and keep side.
Now prepare the sauce. Take all the liquids you get in the baking tray. Transfer it to another pan. Add the reduced chicken broth you made previously. Combine with red wine.
Mix properly. Cook over high heat checking and stirring carefully. It will be dense and flavorful.
After your sauce is ready now add a little of balsamic vinegar. Lower the heat and add melted butter. Mix until everything gets combined well.
If required throw a bit flour to increase the density. Whisk properly that none of the flour lumps stayed in the gravy.
Pour a little amount of lemon juice in the sauce. Again taste the salt and flavor. Add pepper for fresh peppery flavor.
Finally, check the desired taste as this is the stage when you will look for the finishing taste. Sprinkle salt, lemon and ground pepper as your prefer.
Present your baked chicken over the mushy corn meal gravy, top with some sauce and fresh chopped basil. Enjoy the meal!
If we want to enhance the taste of our baked meats, we can take this chicken demi glace on our chicken or eat as a side.
It is very tasty gravy that adds up flavors to your food. As this came out of chicken or beef broth, it contains calcium and fat too!
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