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Deep-fried strips of chicken or fish.
- ‘To start I had the goujons of lemon sole tempura with an endive salad, flaked Parmesan cheese and tartar sauce.’
- ‘Expecting some stodgy Slavic comfort food, I was surprised to get deep-fried fish goujons with sweet and sour sauce.’
- ‘Find any good quality white fish and cut into goujons.’
- ‘House specials include the home-made chicken curry, Mexican chicken, chicken goujons and Hawaiian burger.’
- ‘The texture of the sauce and the well cooked goujons of chicken worked well together.’
- ‘Madame Noire ordered the goujons of chicken with a mixed salad and lime mayonnaise.’
- ‘A crisp cloud of thin batter encased my two large goujons of monkfish which cracked open to reveal the delicious moist sweet fish inside.’
- ‘The first-course menu contained the usual suspects - prawn cocktail, chicken goujons, soup of the day, deep fried mushrooms etc.’
- ‘Certainly, some customers are always going to want chicken goujons or baked breast of chicken with pesto butter and parma ham, and I accept that restaurateurs have the difficult job of balancing demand with a bit of adventure.’
From French goujon ‘gudgeon’ (see gudgeon).
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