Definition of cutlet
1 : a small slice of meat a veal cutlet
2 : a flat croquette of chopped meat or fish
Recent Examples of cutlet from the Web
This gargantuan burger has a beef patty topped with cheddar cheese, a fried chicken cutlet and a hash brown—a whopping 1,200 calories’ worth of food.
Come early for katsu sando, a deep-fried Berkshire pork cutlet, prickly with panko, sandwiched between slices of shokupan (Pullman-style bread enriched with milk).
Drake's Citgo on Highway 411 in Leesburg, Alabama, served a mouthwatering pork cutlet on hot biscuit, or about any other part of a pig that can be made to lie flat.
The French have various kinds of escalopes, the English their cutlets.
Katsu is a breaded cutlet popular in Japan, usually pork but often chicken, and in this case covered with a curry sauce.
Michael Abramson has set up his butcher shop in Toronto’s Little Italy to look much like any other, with gleaming knives lining the wall, employees prepping cutlets and someone hand-cranking a sausage stuffer.
Among the dinner entrees is the requisite wiener schnitzel, the famous deep-fried veal cutlet, accompanied by a cucumber and potato salad, DO & CO's signature mousse au chocolat, and fresh bread.
Working with half the chicken at a time, season cutlets on both sides with salt and pepper and coat them lightly with flour, lifting parchment paper on both sides to help coat chicken and shaking off excess.
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CUTLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cutlet for English Language Learners
: a small, thin slice of meat
: chopped vegetables, nuts, etc., that are pressed together into a flat shape, covered with bread crumbs, and fried in oil
CUTLET Defined for Kids
Definition of cutlet for Students
1 : a small thin slice of meat
2 : meat, fish, or vegetables pressed into a flat piece, covered with bread crumbs, and fried in oil
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