Definition of bouillon
: a clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef; broadly : broth
Recent Examples of bouillon from the Web
Crush enough of the bouillon cube to yield 1/2 teaspoon, then add it to the bowl, along with the sugar and salt, whisking to incorporate.
Pour over the broth and add one cube of bouillon for a stronger flavor.
The New York version has been rubbery, as dark as beef bouillon, and strangely bland.
Poaching lets them absorb the flavors from the poaching liquid, which is called court bouillon in fancy French cooking and typically uses wine.
There were pots of seafood gumbo, red fish court bouillon, sauce piquante, shrimp and crabmeat bisque, etouffee cooking on the fire.
Meanwhile, combine the bouillon base with 6 cups boiling water, stirring to dissolve.
To the typical medium—a nutrient-rich gelatin called agar, derived from seaweed—they tried adding blood, chicken bouillon, urine.
Add 1 cup water, the onion mixture, bouillon, tomato paste, and cumin.
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Origin and Etymology of bouillon
French, from Old French boillon, from boillir to boil
First Known Use: 1656See Words from the same year
BOUILLON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bouillon for English Language Learners
: a clear liquid in which meat, chicken, fish, or vegetables have been cooked and which is eaten as soup or used to make sauces
BOUILLON Defined for Kids
Definition of bouillon for Students
: a clear soup or stock made from meat or vegetables
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