How to Make a Roux

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A roux is the base to most sauces, soups, and thickening agents. It’s simple to make, but can be intimidating at first. That’s why we’ve made a simple 1 minute video that can teach even the most amateur of cooks how to make a roux like a renowned foodie. After all, the creativity that comes from mastering the roux are endless.

How to make a roux:

1 part fat (butter)

2 parts flour

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Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. As it starts to bubble, add in the flour. Cooking the flour takes out the raw flour taste but leaves the natural thickening properties.

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Cook the butter and flour mixture until it has reached the color and consistency desired.

Gygi pro tip: The longer the roux cooks the darker and thinner it will become.





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