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How to make a Cornstarch Slurry

Is your gravy, sauce, or soup a little thin and need to thicken it up?  Whisk up a cornstarch slurry in a hurry and make a glossy, thick sauce or stew!

Whether you are making special stew or if you need to thicken up a sauce at the last minute, a cornstarch slurry is the kitchen technique you need to make professional style recipes!




- water - cornstarch

Step 1

Measure out the cornstarch and water. You need a 2:1 ratio water to cornstarch. The perfect ratio of liquid to starch is 2:1 but if you are more seasoned, you can use equal parts.

Whisk together until smooth.

Step 2

Pour into your dish and stir. Continue to heat until it reaches the desired consistency.

Step 3

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