"This is the most minimalist method for doing a quick au jus for your prime rib of beef." --Chef Johnmore
Adapted from allrecipes.com
cup beef fat drippings from a prime rib or other roast beef (see footnote)
tablespoons all-purpose flour
cups beef broth
salt and ground black pepper to taste
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. 2. Pour beef broth into fat mixture; increase heat to high and bring mixture to a boil. 3. Boil mixture until it thickens slightly; season with salt and pepper to taste. Note: Prep video for this recipe on website. Helpful tips/suggestions from reviews of this recipe available on website.