Roux

Roux Recipe

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Gregory Perry

By
@chizy2

The mainstay of a lot of Cajun dishes.

I like making more of this, put it in the freezer for another day. This is the start of your Gumbo, dirty rice, and other brown gravy needs.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
cooking oil
1/4 c
flour
onion to taste, chopped fine
celery to taste, chopped fine
bell pepper to taste, chopped fine

How to Make Roux

Step-by-Step

  • 1To make roux heat oil in a flat-bottom pot. Add flour; mix and cook on medium heat, stirring constantly (preferable with a wide, flat spatula), until will browned. (Hint: Make it several shades darker than a brown paper bag.)

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About Roux

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Hashtags: #cajun, #roux