arctic char

noun

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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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 The Oceanaire’s Super Bowl night menu includes $1,000 Iranian gold caviar, $72 for arctic char or $99 for 24 ounces of lobster tail. Eric Roper, Philly.com, "Super Bowl splurge: Prepare to be gouged," 31 Jan. 2018 Meet the Other Steaks of Summer That would be swordfish, salmon, arctic char, and halibut. Alison Roman, Bon Appetit, "How to Grill Fish, the Ultimate Backyard Guide," 12 May 2017

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1866, in the meaning defined above

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