arctic char


Definition of arctic char

: a freshwater or anadromous anadromous char (Salvelinus alpinus) of cold northern waters that resembles the related Dolly Varden

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That’s where salmon lives, along with arctic char and trout. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "Can You Actually Swap Fish In a Recipe?," 1 Aug. 2019 Applying one to several large spoonfuls of chilled rock shrimp yielded one dish, garnished with a few bits of Meyer lemon and specks of Aleppo chile; applying it to arctic char, pieces of orange, and cilantro yielded another. Tamar Adler, Vogue, "Is Serving Raw Meat And Fish A Dinner Party Taboo?," 12 Apr. 2019 This is a kitchen that has fun with whatever fresh seafood rolls through the door, so there's always something new to try: arctic char dumplings, shrimp boudin balls, uni toast, golden tile aguachile. Stephanie Burt, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Restaurants in Charleston," 2 May 2018 Cremini and shiitake mushroom hand roll maki, arctic char ceviche. Mosha Lundström Halbert, Vogue, "The Cool Girl’s Guide to Toronto," 27 Dec. 2018 But senior food editor Claire Saffitz, who developed the recipe, suggests only going for richer fish with a good fat content like arctic char, striped bass, black cod, sable, or salmon. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time," 19 Feb. 2018 The dinner entrees start at $24 and include an arctic char, crabcakes, scallops, salmon and bluenose New Zealand sea bass for $30-$40. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Veggies, desserts, new dishes part of refreshed Waters," 15 Feb. 2018 Visitors can also enjoy a three-course meal in the ice restaurant, with local staples like reindeer and arctic char on the menu. Ilkka Sirén, Condé Nast Traveler, "An Insane 'Game of Thrones' Ice Hotel Just Opened in Finland," 5 Jan. 2018 Other lunches range from $15 fish-and-chips to pasta, chicken, a tuna burger and the arctic char. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Veggies, desserts, new dishes part of refreshed Waters," 15 Feb. 2018

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1866, in the meaning defined above

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