Definition of beurre manié in English:

beurre manié

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Pronunciation: /bəː ˈmanjeɪ
 
, bœʀ manje/

noun

[mass noun]
  • A mixture of flour and butter used for thickening sauces or soups.
    More example sentences
    • The sauce must come to a simmer before the beurre manié will start to thicken the liquid.
    • Off heat, whisk in the beurre manié, then simmer for 2 minutes as the sauce thickens lightly.
    • The advantage of beurre manié compared with roux is that the sauce can be brought to the boil again.

Origin

French, literally 'worked butter'.

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