Adjective "Braised" definition and examples

(Braised may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/breɪz/

Definitions and examples

verb

Fry (food) lightly and then stew it slowly in a closed container.
  1. 'Drizzle some braised garlic and lemon sauce around the dish and garnish with chervil.'
  2. 'Have something that involves stewing or braising that you just don't have time to do at home.'
  3. 'You know what that means: think of a slowly braised oxtail stew that you can eat with a fork or spoon, without recourse to a knife.'
  4. 'All sorts of casseroles, stews and braised dishes work well cooked in just one pot, but you can also consider soup for starters and steamed or baked sponge pudding afterwards.'
  5. 'This dish was sitting on a larger plate, which was filled with creamy mashed potato, steamed cauliflower and carrots and braised leek.'
  6. 'The food is both inventive and hearty - braised belly pork with black pudding, anyone?'
  7. 'The fennel should have been slowly braised in oil for two hours (with garlic and herbs).'
  8. 'Rather, expect braised lettuce, mackerel, and lots of cheap, filling pasta.'
  9. 'This recipe takes the nontraditional shortcut of having you braise the pork.'
  10. 'It was braised, succulent, savoury, fat-free, and served in its cooking liquid - which had been only slightly reduced.'

More definitions

1. to cook (meat, fish, or vegetables) by sautéeing in fat and then simmering slowly in very little liquid.

More examples(as adjective)

"vegetables can be braised."

"chops can be braised."

"veals can be braised."

"porks can be braised."

"mushrooms can be braised."

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Origin

(braise)Mid 18th century: from French braiser, from braise ‘live coals’ (in which the container was formerly placed).