beurre blanc

noun
\ ˈbər-ˈbläⁿ How to pronounce beurre blanc (audio) \

Definition of beurre blanc

: a seasoned butter sauce (as for fish) flavored with white wine, shallots, and vinegar or lemon juice

Examples of beurre blanc in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the main course, consider New Mexico-style lobster and crab enchiladas, roasted salmon in a mango beurre blanc sauce or 36-hour marinated New York carne asada. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2022 Second course: Branzino, citrus beurre blanc, farro. Marc Bona, cleveland, 2 May 2022 Caviar currently stars in a dish of seared red snapper with sunchoke confit and a saffron citrus beurre blanc. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Mar. 2022 Second: Pumpkin and three-mushroom ravioli - Ohio City Pasta dough, pumpkin and ricotta filling, local mushroom medley, basil, garlic, beurre blanc, Parmesan tuile. Marc Bona, cleveland, 15 Dec. 2021 New Mexico-style lobster and crab enchiladas baked in a tomatillo cream sauce, pan roasted salmon served with fresh mango salsa and brown butter beurre blanc and 36-hour marinated prime New York strip carne asada are entree choices. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 13 Sep. 2021 So, too, fat nine-herb cappelletti were bathed in a beurre blanc and a judicious sprinkling of Parmigiano. John Mariani, Forbes, 11 June 2021 Maryland blue crab draped with lemon beurre blanc and presented on a crisp wonton nets another rich pleasure. Washington Post, 27 July 2021 The traditional malt vinegar becomes a velvety beurre blanc. Jenn Harris Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of beurre blanc

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beurre blanc

French, literally, white butter

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“Beurre blanc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beurre%20blanc. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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