hot pot


Definition of hot pot

1 : a stew of meat and vegetables

Examples of hot pot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tabu Shabu, a hot pot restaurant, opened in mid-March in The Square at Bressi Ranch center in Carlsbad. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Spring arrives with flurry of new restaurant openings," 31 Mar. 2021 Drain and return to the hot pot for a minute or two to allow excess moisture to evaporate. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Do-ahead steps make a lavish homemade brunch easy," 24 Mar. 2021 While the in-person meal is elegant, the addition of hot pot lends a delightfully lowbrow element that feels suited to the moment. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, "SingleThread is doing the nearly impossible in the Bay Area: transportive fine dining that's still of-the-moment," 18 Mar. 2021 However, right now, the most desirous item is ordering Chongqing-style hot pot at a restaurant. Ling Ma, Wired, "‘One Person’s Apocalypse Is Another Person’s Day-to-Day’," 17 Nov. 2020 Perhaps my version today is also inspired by family hot pot meals, where chunks of napa cabbage and taro root were left to simmer in the bubbling pot while other delicacies were quickly dipped. Washington Post, "My family’s fragrant hongshao chicken stew delivers rich flavor and lovely memories," 9 Mar. 2021 This authentic Japanese hot pot restaurant features their specialty nabe dashi made from oxtail simmered for 24 hours. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "Oahu Travel Guide," 1 Mar. 2021 After the market’s close, Hang Seng Indexes announced that Alibaba Health, real estate developer Longfor Group, and hot pot restaurant Haidilao will all be added to the Hang Seng Index on March 15th. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, "Market Corrections Are Tears In The Rain, Week In Review," 26 Feb. 2021 After mulling over several menus, Chan settled on a hot pot lunch. Annabelle Liang, Star Tribune, "Malaysians in Singapore host stranded students for New Year," 14 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of hot pot

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of hot pot

chiefly British : a mixture of meat and vegetables cooked together with liquid in a single pot

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