au jus

adjective
\ ō-ˈzhü(s) How to pronounce au jus (audio) , -ˈjüs How to pronounce au jus (audio) , ō-zhᵫ \

Definition of au jus

of meat
: served in the juice obtained from roasting

Examples of au jus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Packages offer brisket with au jus, roasted chicken, or a brisket and chicken combo. Holly Baumbach, chicagotribune.com, 25 Mar. 2021 Slow-roasted prime rib ($29) is served with garlic mashed potatoes, horseradish cream sauce and au jus. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 24 Mar. 2021 Chili, tomato parmesan soup, queso blanco and au jus at improper temperatures. Ebony Day, The Arizona Republic, 14 Sep. 2020 Next, go for the monk fish osso bucco with saffron aborio rice; bone marrow fettuccine tossed with local trumpet mushrooms; chicken and waffles with a jalapeno cornbread waffle and maple bourbon au jus; or rack of lamb with couscous and salsa verde. Lauren Saria, The Arizona Republic, 17 Sep. 2020 Once cooked, pour off excess liquid and save for an au jus sauce. Xavier Cousens, WSJ, 4 Sep. 2020 Usher in the weekend by treating dad to Salty Sow’s signature 12-ounce prime rib dinner served with mashed potatoes, au jus and creamy horseradish ($29). Georgann Yara, azcentral, 15 June 2020 Lawry’s Prime Rib will have traditional individual prime rib dinners plus family-style meals including the au jus, horseradish and salad, and all the fixings including bread, creamed spinach, creamed corn, gravy and Yorkshire pudding. Ramona Saviss, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Apr. 2020 The meal includes prime rib with au jus and horseradish cream, jumbo lump crab cakes with Cajun lobster sauce, signature sous vide bacon, Caesar and garden salads, chateau potatoes, roasted broccoli with garlic butter and strawberry cheesecake. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 31 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of au jus

circa 1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for au jus

French, literally, with juice

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“Au jus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/au%20jus. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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