[ shak-shoo-kuh ]
/ ʃækˈʃu kə /
a dish of North African origin consisting of eggs poached or baked in a spicy tomato sauce with bell peppers and onion.
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Origin of shakshuka
First recorded in 1925–30; partly from Modern Hebrew and partly from North African dialectal Arabic shakshūka “mixture”
Words nearby shakshuka
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Example sentences from the Web for shakshouka
In a cup, mix the lemon juice, the raw garlic and the chopped parsley and pour on the sizzling shakshuka when serving.