Southern Living
3 1/2 cups


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1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour


Heat oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat; gradually whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, until flour is a dark mahogany color (about 30 minutes). Proceed with gumbo recipe, or cool completely, and store in an airtight container up to two weeks.

Created date

April 2003