How to properly make a roux

A roux combines fat and flour to make a sauce thickener.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - As technique week continues in the QC Kitchen, Reyaña Radcliff, the owner and executive chef of Your Braisen Chef, stopped by to demonstrate the proper way to make a roux.

A roux combines fat and flour to make a sauce thickener. You can find Chef Reyaña’s recipe below.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Butter, can be room temperature or cold

Directions:

  • Melt butter completely in nonstick pan
  • Slowly add flour until all is incorporated
  • Cook low and slow to prevent burning until you reach the desired color

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