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Emeril's Rustic Brown Roux


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a large saute pan, add the oil. When the pan is smoking hot, carefully whisk in the flour and reduce the heat. Season with salt and pepper. Stir the mixture constantly for 30 minutes or dark brown in color with a nutty aroma. Remove from heat.