Sugar Roux

2009-05-09
  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 1
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
  • FavoriteLoadingAdd to Recipe Box

Many Cajun cooks start off their meat gravy, chicken gravy and sausage gravy by caramelizing sugar. The result is a “brown gravy” that everyone likes and Momma would be proud of. Interestingly the gravy is not sweet; caramelizing burns out the sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced or chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • water
  • salt, black and red pepper to taste
  • garlic powder
  • meat of choice

Directions

Step 1

Have your meat seasoned or the cabbage cut and ready to add to the roux.Turn fire to highest temperature; add oil; spread sugar evenly over the oil.Do not stir but watch carefully. Let the sugar get a dark brown, almost black. Do not let it get to burnt stage. If you are not ready to add meat or vegetable, remove pot from heat.

Step 2

Rinse meat with water and pat dry. Season the meat, then place the meat that you are cooking in the sugar roux, stirring frequently until the meat is browned well.

Step 3

Remove the meat. add the onions, bell pepper, and celery and cook until tender. Add back the meat and add water to cover chicken. Cook on medium heat until tender, adding water as needed to make the best brown gravy to serve over rice.

Step 4

Dumplings may be added to the dish.

Recipe Type:

Comments

Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Forked Island, Louisiana Louisiana
Average Member Rating

(4 / 5)

4 5 2
Rate this recipe

2 people rated this recipe

8,062 views

Related Recipes:
  • Audrey's Fruit Salad

    Audrey’s Fruit Salad

  • Lentil Soup

    Lentil Bean Soup

  • Kumquat Preserves

    Kumquat Preserves

  • Persimmons Cookies

    Persimmons Cookies

  • Meatball Stew

    Meatball Fricassee Stew

about us    ask maw-maw    blog    contact us    cooking tips    heritage   
guestbook    privacy policy    recipes a-z    recipebox    register    submit a recipe!