Definition of en croute in English:

en croute

Syllabification: en croute
Pronunciation: /äN ˈkro͞ot

adjective & adverb

  • In a pastry crust: [as postpositive adjective]: salmon en croute [as adverb]: goat’s cheese is particularly tasty baked en croute
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    • How about a salmon en croute in a flaky crust that goes from oven to table in 2.5 minutes?
    • For the main course, I chose baked salmon en croute with Brie and wild mushrooms, on buttered vegetables with chive cream.
    • My father thoroughly enjoyed his fillet of salmon en croute, finishing off the whole plate.


French en croûte.

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