au jus

adjective
\ō-ˈzhü(s), -ˈjüs;ō-zhᵫ \

Definition of au jus 

of meat

: served in the juice obtained from roasting

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Available every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings starting at 5 p.m., the $15.99 rotisserie prime rib meal comes with two sides, cornbread, horseradish cream sauce and au jus. Joey Morona, cleveland.com, "From Boston Market's prime rib to Piada's seasonal menu: What's new in fast-food," 25 Apr. 2018 Sprinkle the ranch seasoning mix on top of the chuck roast, then sprinkle the dry au jus mix and place the stick of butter on top of the roast. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Crock-Pot responds to 'This is Us' heartbreaker: 'Don't worry'," 25 Jan. 2018 Sprinkle the ranch seasoning mix on top of the chuck roast, then sprinkle the dry au jus mix and place the stick of butter on top of the roast. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Crock-Pot responds to 'This is Us' heartbreaker: 'Don't worry'," 25 Jan. 2018 Other options include: A rotisserie lamb plate with tomato orzo au jus and a roll. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "New Orleans Greek Fest invites you to dine, wine on the bayou," 22 May 2018 Sprinkle the ranch seasoning mix on top of the chuck roast, then sprinkle the dry au jus mix and place the stick of butter on top of the roast. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Crock-Pot responds to 'This is Us' heartbreaker: 'Don't worry'," 25 Jan. 2018 Look for soups, salads and sandwiches like the Dapper Dipper (slices of slow-roasted tri-tip with crispy onion haystack, Swiss cheese, creamy horseradish and au jus for dipping). Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "New restaurants in Phoenix in March: 37 openings in a month may set a record," 2 Apr. 2018 The au jus seasoning is used in a marinade injected into the steaks. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "Second salmonella recall of steaks in two days covers more than 484,000 pounds of meat | Miami Herald," 16 Mar. 2018 Sprinkle the ranch seasoning mix on top of the chuck roast, then sprinkle the dry au jus mix and place the stick of butter on top of the roast. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Crock-Pot responds to 'This is Us' heartbreaker: 'Don't worry'," 25 Jan. 2018

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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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