How to Make a sauce of flour and fat

How to Make a sauce of flour and fat (roux). This is a mixture of flour and cooking fat, as oil plant , which is used to thicken sauces.
Difficulty level:Easy

Preparation

1
Pour about ¼ cup oil in a small saucepan and bring durable medium heat.

2
When the oil is hot but not too, begins to mix the flour with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thick, similar to the texture of fresh concrete or plaster of Paris. Add more oil or flour until well.

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3
Stir continuously with a wooden spoon over the fire to cook this mixture. The flour will slowly begin to brown. This preparation may be used when the flour has a soft gold. The darker it becomes, the more flavor will add to the sauce. However, no cook beyond a mahogany color.

4
Pass this mixture of flour and fat into another container to cool.

5
Store in the refrigerator for a week, or freeze it into wafers the size of a tablespoon.

6
To thicken a sauce with it, let it cool so it does not splash and stir with a whisk in the boiling sauce base, as a broth or cooking juices.

7
Lower the heat and continue cooking over low heat and whisk until all the mixture of flour and fat is absorbed.

8
Simmer for at least 20 minutes to allow the sauce is thick and smooth.