meat, especially chicken or veal, browned lightly, stewed, and served in a sauce made with its own stock.
to prepare as a fricassee.
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How to use fricassee in a sentence
I shall use this chicken for fricassee; it has been singed, picked and wiped with a wet towel.
In cooking chicken for fricassee you want to have the pieces about one size, so that they will cook easily.
Part of the chicken I am going to make into a brown fricassee, and part of it I am going to fry.
Cover up the sauce pan after the fricassee is seasoned, and cook it until it is tender.
To keep the fricassee white, cover it (while stewing) with a sheet of buttered paper laid over the fowls.Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed. | Sulpice Baru
British Dictionary definitions for fricassee
stewed meat, esp chicken or veal, and vegetables, served in a thick white sauce
(tr) to prepare (meat) as a fricassee
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