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How to make a roux

A Roux (pronounced rou) is a combination of flour and fat,  butter  or oil which are bound together to thicken sauces, gravies and stews.

Preparation time: about 15 minutes or more if you want it dark

Ingredients:

  • 60 – 70 grams butter
  • 80 grams flour

Heat butter in a sauce pan and add flour and keep mixing with an egg whipper or a wooden spoon. When turning golden the roux is ready but in some recipes darker roux are requied so keep mixing until you get the right colour.

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