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Ghee Roux

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"Not sure where I learned this from, but using the clarified butter, ghee, sets it apart from every other roux out there. When pre-seasoning this roux for a specific purpose such as a bechamel sauce, gravy, or soup, letting it cool and sit for a bit before use really enhances the flavor of the dish. Cook until lightly browned for a nuttier flavor. Desired thickness really depends on dish requirements and amount of flour added; for a thinner roux, use less flour, for a thicker roux, use more."
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5 m servings 70 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Preheat a small saucepan over medium-low heat for 2 minutes. Add ghee; cook and stir until melted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Whisk flour into the melted ghee. Cook and stir until fully absorbed and lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; cool and refrigerate until needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 70 calories; 6.4 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; < 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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