sca·​lop·​pi·​ne | \ ˌskä-lə-ˈpē-nē How to pronounce scaloppine (audio) , ˌska- \
variants: or less commonly scallopini

Definition of scaloppine

: thin slices of meat (such as veal) sautéed or coated with flour and fried

Examples of scaloppine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or dissolve into a sauce of butter and capers for veal scaloppine. Alex Van Buren,, "The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful," 6 June 2018 In addition to the fresh pastas, the family will make spezzatino (beef stew) with polenta; chicken scaloppine; mortadella sandwiches; and crostoli (fried dough with powdered sugar). Jenn Harris,, "A 3,400-square-foot pasta palace just opened in Culver City, plus a Food Network star opens a cake shop in Pasadena," 6 Mar. 2018 Carnivores are sated with offerings like chicken scaloppine and filet mignon. Suzanne Loudermilk,, "In the old Obrycki's space, Angie's Seafood offers a more polished take on coastal cuisine," 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of scaloppine

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scaloppine

Italian scaloppine, ultimately from French escalope thin slice of meat, probably from Middle French, shell

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“Scaloppine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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