Date & red wine sauce
- Boil down the chicken stock, red wine, port and balsamic vinegar by two-thirds. Meanwhile, cover the dates with boiling water, leave for 5 mins and then drain. Strain the reduced stock and return to the pan with the soaked dates. Simmer sauce for 3-5 mins, then check seasoning and keep warm.
Christmas gravy recipe for 4 – 8 people, takes only 20 mins; recipe has chicken stock, red wine, port, balsamic vinegar and date.