Beef Au Jus

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

Beef Au Jus

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  • ¼

    cup beef fat drippings from a prime rib or other roast beef (see footnote)

  • tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2

    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.


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