Definition of rouget in English:

rouget

noun

  • ‘quickly grilled local rougets’
    French term for red mullet, used especially in cookery
    [mass noun] ‘monkfish and rouget, sea bass and shrimp’
    • ‘For the rouget: In a bowl, combine the spinach, clams, chanterelle mushrooms, ham, garlic purée, and half of the thyme.’
    • ‘So I started with potted crab with deep-fried squid and avruga, while Gus went for the warm salad of scallops and rouget with chorizo, olives and coriander.’
    • ‘Season and sear the petit rouget, skin-side-down, until desired doneness.’
    • ‘They serve the intense fish broth separately from the fish, which includes rascasse, rouget, langouste and tiny little crabs.’
    • ‘The broiled rouget (with daikon radish and crunchy yellow lentils) had a similarly monkish, almost dried-out quality.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

rouget

/ʀuʒɛ/