Fix your lockdown fast food cravings with this KFC inspired Potato & Gravy

trending 27/08/2021

It's been an age since lockdown began and the last day you could buy KFC before the Level 4 restrictions kicked into play.

To help satisfy your cravings - we've found a genius DIY potato & gravy recipe to help tide you over for the next wee while. Give it a go fam!

Best Foods Potato & Gravy Recipe

Here's what you'll need to make it. (Serves: 6-8 as a side)


  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 2 cup boiling water
  • 75g butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp black pep

Mashed Potato

  • 1.5kg Agria potatoes
  • 1 cup Best Foods mayonnaise
  • 50g butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Peel and cut potatoes into cubes. Place in a pot and cover with cold, salted water.Bring to the boil and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the potatoesare very soft andstarting to fall apart. Meanwhile, make your gravy.

2. Dissolve stock cubes and onion powder in boiling water. Melt butter in a saucepanand whisk in flour, pour in the stock and whisk until smooth. Cook for a minute ortwo until thickened. Remove from heat and cover.

3. When the potatoes are cooked, drain into a colander and cover with a clean, dry teatowel. Allow to steam dry for a few minutes before passing the potato through apotato ricer or fine masher. Stir through Best Foodsmayonnaise and butter andseason to taste.

4. Pour over gravy and serve immediately

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