Adjective "Piccata" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/pəˈkädə/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Cooked in a sauce of lemon, parsley and butter.
  1. 'turkey cutlets served piccata style'
  2. 'The buffet also will gain signature dishes such as shish kebab, chicken Marsala, chicken piccata and carved roast beef.'
  3. 'I'd had the sweet peppers with the pine nuts, and then I had tomatoes with buffalo mozzarella, and then I had veal piccata just swimming in the butter sauce, and a big salad with dressing on it.'

Definitions

adjective, Italian Cookery.

1. cooked, served, or sauced with lemon and parsley: veal piccata.

Origin

(piccata)