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roux

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
rouxroux /ruː/ noun (plural roux /ruːz/) [countable, uncountable]  DFCa mixture of flour, butter, and milk that is used for making sauces
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rouxStir in the flour to make a roux and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.Making my first gumbo roux was a spiritual event.Cook the roux paste for a few seconds, then gradually add the milk.Stir milk slowly into the roux bringing to a simmer, stirring constantly, 8 to 10 minutes.Add mixture slowly to roux, stirring constantly.They are preferable to many sauces traditionally thickened with roux or other starches.
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