How to Make Prime Rib Au jus
Prime rib au jus is the perfect accompaniment to tender, juicy beef as it’s light, brothy and savory. Au jus brings out the beef flavor and enhances the buttery texture of the prime rib.
Both recipes include instructions for au jus with beef drippings and au jus without beef drippings. We prefer to capture the beef drippings and putting them to good use. Stop buying au jus gravy mix and make your own! Here’s how to make au jus sauce for prime rib.
Prime Rib Au Jus Recipe
This Prime Rib Au Just Recipe only takes a handful of ingredients to make at home. It’s delicious and easy to prepare. It’s much better than the fan favorite Texas Roadhouse Au Jus Recipe. Here’s how to make au jus from scratch.
Make the Roux – Make a roux with beef drippings (or butter) and flour in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add Liquid and Spices- Add beef broth to the pan, bit by bit, and whisk to combine. Season with soy sauce and pepper.
Simmer – Reduce for 4 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
Red Wine Au Jus Recipe
Red wine au jus involves a few more ingredients than the classic version, but it’s an excellent option for lovers of red wine sauces.
Sauté the Onions- Add the beef drippings (or butter) to a medium saucepan and sauté over medium heat.
Add Wine and Reduce- Add the dry red wine and reduce by half.
Thicken The Sauce – Whisk in the flour to thicken the sauce.
Add Liquid and Spices – Add the beef stock and spices and whisk.
Simmer – Reduce for 3-4 minutes before removing the thyme and bay leaf. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
While it takes a few more ingredients to make, red wine standing rib roast au jus is still easy to cook, delicious, and hearty!