Recipe Basic Roux Yield: 1 cup Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup flour Essence Directions In a large pot, heat the oil. When the oil is almost smoking, whisk in the flour. Cook the roux for 12-15 minutes, stirring constantly for a dark roux. Shop New Emeril Foods Gourmet Foods Extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and pastas, lots to choose from. See All Gourmet Foods Watch Emeril Emeril's Florida on Food Network Catch Emeril as he travels throughout Florida. Thursdays at 9:30 AM ET About the Show Recipe Details Source: Emeril Live EM1A36E Dish Type: Sauces Similar Recipes Basic Brown Stock Consomm… Duck And Wild Mushroom Gumbo Basic Red Sauce Emeril's Basic Tomato Sauce Basic Red Sauce Basic Roux Basic Marinara Sauce Basic Tomato Sauce Anthony's Basic Tomato Sauce Reviews View the discussion thread.