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Beef Au Jus Recipe
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How to Make Beef Au Jus
Learn how to make a very simple pan sauce for your beef roasts. See more
  • READY IN 15 mins

Beef Au Jus

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

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  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.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 14, 2012

A nice jus for any beef roast or beef sandwich.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 14, 2014

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

 
Jan 13, 2013

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 Sandwiches I made it for. I ended up with more than I needed, so I just tossed the remainder in a soup I'm putting together for the crock pot. If you added more flour, this would also make some beef gravy. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Jul 14, 2012

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

 
Jan 09, 2013

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 came out Medium instead of Med-Rare. Lesson learned!! Just gives me an excuse to try it again tonight!! This Au Jus was delicious with the roast and I will be making it also tonight ;-) Thanks Chef John!!!!

 
Jan 01, 2013

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.

 
Jan 18, 2013

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 Chef John!

 
May 19, 2013

I just made Chef John's Prime Rib and this au jus with the drippings - excellent!!!!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 498 mg
  • 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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