Roux

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Michelle Hickey

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@Chellenay69

Cajun cooking 101 ~ in order to make gumbo or etouffee you must know how to make a perfect roux. Here is how....

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Roux

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in heavy pot or suacepan and add flour.
  2. Turn heat down to low or medium and stir contantly (do not walk away because it will burn and be ruined)
  3. Stir until the roux is a dark brown. You cant overcook or it will have a burnt and bitter taste. The color should resemble a light chocolate color
  4. You can use immediately or store in a air tight container. Roux is the base for gumbo and etoufee but can also be used to thicken gravy as well.

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About Roux

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Hashtag: #roux



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