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Oven Roux

Serves: Yield: 1 1/2 cups
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1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup vegetable oil


Heat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large cast iron skillet, whisk together the flour and oil to make a paste. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 90 minutes to 2 hours for a dark roux, stirring every 30 minutes. Once the roux has achieved your desired color, transfer to a storage container or a gumbo-cooking vessel and proceed with the recipe.

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