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[mass noun] A rich dark sauce with wine and mushrooms, typically served with poultry or game.
- ‘Then the tomatoes for the tomato and chasseur sauces needed to be peeled and seeded.’
- ‘Sauté chicken supreme served in a fresh chasseur sauce with a selection of fresh seasonal vegetables and new potatoes.’
- ‘Steak Chasseur is sirloin topped with chasseur sauce (chopped onion, mushroom, tomato, white wine), served with vegetables.’
- ‘Marta was coming up on her service time and came up right behind me just as I started to shake the pan with the chasseur sauce; my left elbow jabbed into her and she dropped her pot of glazed carrots on the floor.’
From French chasseur huntsman, from chasser to chase or hunt.
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