beurre manié

noun
beurre ma·nié | \ˈbər-män-ˈyā \

Definition of beurre manié 

: flour and butter kneaded together used as a thickener in sauces

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After adding some fresh chopped parsley to the sauce and some more beurre manie, Whyte put the fillets in the pan with the sauce, then plated them and drizzled the sauce on the side. Steve Waters, miamiherald, "Even with an unexpected catch, fishing in South Florida will give you a delicious meal | Miami Herald," 4 May 2018 Blend the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter with flour in a bowl to create a smooth paste (called a beurre manie). Alex Van Buren, idahostatesman, "Instant Pot vs. Dutch oven: Which makes better food? | Idaho Statesman," 22 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of beurre manié

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beurre manié

French, literally, handled butter

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