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Au Jus - Glossary Term

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Au Jus  
The French term meaning "with juice." Au Jus (pronounced oh zhoo') is a term used to describe the serving of meat, most often beef, that has been surrounded by the meat juices or accompanied by a container of the meat juices produced from the drippings that developed while the meat was being cooked. Au Jus is also a common dipping sauce used for sandwiches (French Dip sandwich) made from a thick French bread topped with slices of beef. A similar term, jus liƩ refers to meat juice that has been thickened slightly with either arrowroot or cornstarch.