Beef jus


  • ¼ cup beef fat drippings from a prime rib or other roast beef (see footnote)
  • 1½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


    step 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.

    step 2

    Pour beef broth into fat mixture; increase heat to high and bring mixture to a boil.

    step 3

    Boil mixture until it thickens slightly; season with salt and pepper to taste.