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brochette

Syllabification: bro·chette
Pronunciation: /brōˈSHet
 
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Definition of brochette in English:

noun

1A skewer or spit on which chunks of meat or fish are barbecued, grilled, or roasted: beef and lamb en brochette
More example sentences
  • Chunks of moist chicken, bursting with taste and tenderness, are grilled on a brochette with slices of blackened onion.
  • The best of the seafood dishes was a platter of monkfish and giant sea scallops, densely skewered on a rosemary brochette.
  • The brochettes are very long and have a V-shaped blade in order to more easily pierce the meat.
1.1A dish of skewered meat or fish chunks, grilled or roasted.
Example sentences
  • Just as all the appetizers are available in varied formats, the main courses of falafel or meat brochettes are served as sandwich or as a platter.
  • The dish came with two brochettes, and these were something else - tender and juicy and infused with citrusy flavour.
  • You know the lamb must be fresh when it's the basis for three daily dishes: soup, brochette or shoulder.

Origin

French, diminutive of broche (see broach1).

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