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 Enjoy epicurean classics like Shrimp Cocktail and succulent Chilean Sea Bass with lemon beurre blanc sauce, lemon butter basmati rice and sautéed vegetables. Lavanya Sunkara, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 Dishes featuring togarashi scallops with beurre blanc or charred gochujang pork with sour cherry soy sauce are only the tip of the culinary ice berg. Alissa Fitzgerald, Forbes, 28 Apr. 2021 Signature’s lobster complemented the firm, alabaster meat with a lush beurre blanc and tangy rings of shallot confit ($65). Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Feb. 2021 Wagyu hanger – barley risotto, romanesco, maitake mushrooms, truffle beurre blanc. Marc Bona, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 From escabeche to beurre blanc, here are the very best dishes to get your ramp fix this spring. Saveur Editors, Saveur, 7 May 2020 Ringed in a luminous beurre blanc, succulent twin Gulf prawns locked heads over creamy, perfectly cooked Anson Mills grits. Adam Erace, Fortune, 8 Mar. 2020 The menu includes grilled salmon salad on a corn tostada, red fish with tomato artichoke beurre blanc sauce, enchiladas with lump crab meat, chocolate strawberries and churros. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 7 Feb. 2020 But there’s also tinned fish on a plate in the style of modern wine bars, chilled poached prawns with vadouvan aioli and roasted halibut in an elegant Meyer lemon beurre blanc. Michael Russell, oregonlive.com, 2 Aug. 2019

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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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2 Jun 2021

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“Beurre blanc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beurre%20blanc. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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