bro·​chette | \ brō-ˈshet How to pronounce brochette (audio) \

Definition of brochette

: skewer also : food broiled on a skewer

Examples of brochette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon, shrimp brochette did its humble work over Cajun dirty rice that seemed neither especially Cajun nor dirty. Mike Sutter,, 19 Dec. 2019 Start with a plate of goodies from the raw bar, then try the oyster brochettes with remoulade or the cod with rosemary and potatoes—and it's known throughout Provincetown for its service. Todd Plummer, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Aug. 2018 There's also a bit of a Middle Eastern influence thanks to its proximity to that region and the leftovers of Belgian colonialism exhibited by dishes like brochettes (similar to kebabs) and frites. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, 21 June 2018 Some of the standouts include the sardines stuffed with mozzarella and spinach pesto, the beetroot salmon salad with crunchy fennel and the spiced lamb brochettes with tzatziki. Amy Louise Bailey, Harper's BAZAAR, 17 Oct. 2017 These restaurants take full advantage: Le Feu De Braise in Saint Pierre has steak au poivre as good as any Paris bistro and Miquelon scallop/shrimp brochettes. Karen Burshtein, Vogue, 2 Oct. 2017 Nutritional analysis per brochette: 58 calories, 2 grams fat, 7 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams protein, 11 milligrams cholesterol, 111 milligrams sodium, 1 gram dietary fiber, 35 percent of calories from fat. Ellise Pierce,, 8 June 2017 In the case of the Honeydew-zucchini salad below, it’s avocado; with the Melon brochettes, mozzarella and thin slices of San Daniele ham; for the Melon tartare, feta and olive oil. Ellise Pierce,, 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of brochette

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brochette

French, from Old French brochete, from broche pointed tool — more at broach

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“Brochette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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