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Beef Au Jus

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"This is the most minimalist method for doing a quick au jus for your prime rib of beef."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 53 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt fat in a skillet over medium-high heat. Whisk flour into beef fat; cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Watch Now
  2. Pour beef broth into fat mixture; increase heat to high and bring mixture to a boil. Watch Now
  3. Boil mixture until it thickens slightly; season with salt and pepper to taste. Watch Now

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 53 calories; 1.1 g fat; 2.3 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 17 mg cholesterol; 401 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

A nice jus for any beef roast or beef sandwich.

Most helpful critical review

A fine basic gravy, but not au jus in my opinion.

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A nice jus for any beef roast or beef sandwich.

Very easy. I didn't have beef drippings, so used margarine, and used water and Better than Bullion for the beef broth. Takes 5 minutes, and was good with the Beef and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwi...

Amazing!! My Husband could not get enough of this!!

A ribeye prime rib roast will render a lot of fat out. Not wanting to use that much fat, I lifted the meat out of pan and poured all the drippings into a tall narrow plastic cup. I was able to l...

Made this for New Years Day dinner w/Chef John's Prime Rib recipe......it was fantastic!!! Word to the wise tho....I keep a baking stone in my oven and it retained too much heat and my roast ca...

A fine basic gravy, but not au jus in my opinion.

When my six year old finished his prim rib he picked up his Au Jus sauce bowl and drank it, then said "mom, can I have more of this soup?" Everyone laughed and laughed, awesome moment. Thank you...

This is delicious and simple to make. I was cooking a nice prime rib and I hadn't any au jus packages and so I went to the internet to see what I could find. This was better than any package a...

We made this for roast beef sandwiches. We didn't have beef drippings so we just used the same amount of butter instead and it still came out great.