pail·​lard | \ pī-ˈyär How to pronounce paillard (audio) , pā-ˈyär \

Definition of paillard

: a piece of beef or veal usually pounded thin and grilled

Examples of paillard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like meatloaf, spaghetti and meatballs, roasted chicken are the obvious ones but what about not so obvious, like chicken paillard or chicken piccata, masala, etc... Mary Honkus,, 14 Sep. 2020 Remove the paillards to a side platter, overlapping them for a pretty presentation. Anchorage Daily News, 26 Nov. 2019 Chicken paillard is nothing more than flattened meat. Anchorage Daily News, 26 Nov. 2019 Spoon the sauce over the overlapping paillards, garnish with parsley and serve immediately. Anchorage Daily News, 26 Nov. 2019 Over medium-high heat, melt the ghee or butter, add the oil, and sauté the paillards 5-6 minutes on each side or until slightly browned and cooked through yet still juicy. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, 14 Aug. 2019 Guests enjoyed a meal catered by Little Gem that started with a salmon sashimi salad, followed by chicken paillard, and finished with a light lemon olive oil cake. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 30 July 2018 The classic al fresco dinner of steak frites and chicken paillard was complete with a performance by the legendary Gladys Knight, showing Los Angeles that Michael Kors always has and always will throw a fantastic party. Cameron Bird, Vogue, 13 Nov. 2018 The food is the food of people who relish consistency (the trainer every morning at 5:30, dinner every Tuesday at Nello): Caprese salad, pizza margherita, tuna tartare, Belgian pommes frites, chicken Milanese, chicken paillard, chicken soup. Ginia Bellafante, New York Times, 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of paillard

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paillard

French paillarde, from Paillard, late 19th century French restaurateur

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“Paillard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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