Definition of fricandeau in English:

fricandeau

Line breaks: fri¦can|deau
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪkandəʊ
 
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noun (plural fricandeaux /-dəʊz/)

1A slice of meat, especially veal, cut from the leg.
More example sentences
  • These are very small fricandeaux, two or three of which are served on one dish, and they sometimes also are delicate, but highly-flavoured minces, formed into any approved shapes.
  • It may be used with the feather of a quill, to colour meats, such as the upper part of fricandeaux, and to impart colour to sauces.
1.1A dish consisting of a veal fillet stewed or fried and served with a sauce.
More example sentences
  • The fricandeau is a typical meal of Lozère.
  • The leg is used for cutlets, fricandeaux, stews and roasts, and for braising.
  • It is a beautiful accompaniment to succulently poached white meat like breast of chicken, or fricandeau of veal.

Origin

French, probably related to fricassée 'stew', from the verb fricasser (see fricassee).

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