Looking for a hearty dinner? Enjoy this herbed chicken served with pomegranate sauce – a delightful meal.
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Why it Works: Flour Power
Flour is a good sauce thickener because it contains starch. However, the thickening power of flour’s starch is released only when heated. Mixing flour with a little cold water results in a thick paste or dough. Mixing it with a lot of water and heating it to boiling gives you a smooth sauce. Why? When heated, starch (which usually looks like a little ball) breaks down into tiny pieces. These pieces now absorb great quantities of liquid and thicken your sauce.
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