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

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, "3 Best Day Trips From Boston," 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, "Refugees opening east African restaurant in Detroit's New Center," 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, "The Fashion Girl's Guide to Ibiza," 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, "How to Spend the Weekend in France Without Leaving North America," 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,, "Melons add a refreshing touch to savory dishes, too," 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,, "Melons add a refreshing touch to savory dishes, too," 8 June 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'brochette.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about brochette

Dictionary Entries near brochette



brochet de mer





Statistics for brochette

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for brochette

The first known use of brochette was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on brochette

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with brochette

Comments on brochette

What made you want to look up brochette? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to complain fretfully

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!