fricassee definition

  • noun:
    • Poultry or meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy.
    • beef or chicken slice into tiny pieces, stewed or fried and served with its own gravy.
    • A dish manufactured from fowls, veal, or other meat of little pets slashed into pieces, and stewed in a gravy.
    • A dish made by cutting birds, rabbits, or any other tiny animals into pieces, and dressing these with a gravy in a frying-pan or a like utensil. Formerly additionally fricasee.
    • pieces of chicken or any other meat stewed in gravy with e.g. carrots and onions and served with noodles or dumplings
  • verb-transitive:
    • to organize (chicken or meat) by cutting into pieces and stewing in gravy.
    • To outfit like a fricassee.
  • verb:
    • to prepare animal meat or chicken in this way
    • make a fricassee of by preparing
  • others:
    • To prepare or dress as a fricassee.

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