brown sauce

noun

Definition of brown sauce

: a sauce consisting typically of stock thickened with flour browned in fat

Examples of brown sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homestyle means pork adobo ($10.50 for a plate dinner), fatty chunks of pork stewed in brown sauce like a Sunday roast over white rice. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "3 San Antonio food trucks worth leaving the house to get your takeout of carnitas, barbecue and Filipino classics," 9 Apr. 2020 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, "Put down that takeout menu: stir-fry basics for home cooks," 13 Oct. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, "Put down that takeout menu: stir-fry basics for home cooks," 13 Oct. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, "Put down that takeout menu: stir-fry basics for home cooks," 13 Oct. 2019 Oyster Sauce Made from oyster extracts, this savory, thick, salty, dark brown sauce is considered a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Want to cook more Asian food at home? Here's what you need in your pantry," 19 Dec. 2019 My dining companion loves her stroganoff, the brown sauce tart and creamy, the spaetzle just right. Diana Spechler, Washington Post, "For 115 years, one restaurant has fed the elite in Berlin and now Madrid. Nazis included.," 17 Dec. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, "Put down that takeout menu: stir-fry basics for home cooks," 13 Oct. 2019 This thick, dark brown sauce is a staple in Chinese family-style cooking. NBC News, "Put down that takeout menu: stir-fry basics for home cooks," 13 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of brown sauce

1723, in the meaning defined above

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“Brown sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20sauce. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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