Roux Recipe

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Gregory Perry


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.


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

How to Make Roux


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

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