Definition of drawn butter in English:

drawn butter

noun

North American
  • [mass noun] Melted butter.

    • ‘In a large frying pan add the drawn butter, heat and fry the cutlets until brown on both sides.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, foodservice operators welcomed the addition of a clarified butter in a five-pound tub, designed for use as drawn butter in seafood restaurants or in confections, pastries and cookies.’
    • ‘All are essentially versions of the white sauce which had been an economical alternative for the more expensive drawn butter.’
    • ‘Fresh lobster steamed and served with drawn butter and garlic is certainly excellent, but it is not the only way.’
    • ‘It's important that you butter is really cold or else you get - it will break and it will look like drawn butter instead.’
    • ‘The second rider replies, ‘I smell drawn butter and garlic.’’
    • ‘Atkins starts by asking you to picture, in your mind, a table laden with food, including ‘a lobster in drawn butter, well-seasoned fish, turkey and duck and certainly a juicy steak’.’
    • ‘Choose a Caesar or Morton's Salad, a single-cut Filet Mignon with Bearnaise sauce, a 7-to 8-ounce Australian Lobster Tail with drawn butter, and steamed asparagus, or have the salad, asparagus and two lobster tails.’
    • ‘Clearly, Chef Larry Matthews Jr. proves that the regional dining scene in Maine involves more than a plastic bib and drawn butter.’
    • ‘So there we all our with our lobsters and our corn on the cob and our drawn butter and nobody knows what to do.’