Dark Microwave Cajun Roux

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Kathy Sterling

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@Kster2033

This is my favorite way to make a dark roux for gumbo, shrimp stew, corned beef hash and to thicken any gravy. It is easy and will keep in the refrigerator.

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★★★★★ 1 vote
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Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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2 c
cooking oil, i use vegetable oil
4 c
all purpose flour

How to Make Dark Microwave Cajun Roux

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large microwave safe bowl, mix cooking oil and flour. Mix Well.
    Note, the mixture will boil over, so be sure to use a deep bowl.
  • 2Place in center of microwave and cook for 6 minutes on high then stir.
    Keep cooking at 6 minutes intervals and stir until mixture turns a deep chocolate brown.
  • 3Cook and stir in 1 minute intervals until roux turns a deep chocolate brown. Watch closely as it will start to burn.
    Caution, this is VERY hot.
  • 4Once roux is cool, store in refrigerator and use as needed.
    You may double this recipe.
    I keep it on hand to thicken gravy or to make dishes like my Shrimp Stew, Gumbo or Corn Beefed Hash.

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About Dark Microwave Cajun Roux

Course/Dish: Gravies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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