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verbusually as adjective chargrilled
Grill (food, typically meat or fish) quickly at a high heat.
- ‘My companion ordered the Cajun chicken dish - chicken breasts chargrilled with a blend of Cajun spices and served with a fresh fruit salsa cruda.’
- ‘Mr Kuster said the chargrill method of cooking was completely different to the older style grills and that staff had been hard at work on training courses to perfect their techniques.’
- ‘We could have chosen from chicken liver, foie gras parfait or chargrilled asparagus or lime marinated red mullet.’
- ‘Madame Noire had the chargrilled sirloin steak, which came with fried onions and a spicy peppercorn sauce.’
- ‘You can also use regular chicken breasts, chargrilled until just tender.’
- ‘Main courses included 8oz fillet steak, chargrilled leg of lamb, chicken, cod and salmon ranging from the €10 to €17 mark.’
- ‘Usually people prefer the rustic taste of chargrilled food.’
- ‘Heat a griddle pan until hot and chargrill the potatoes for four to five minutes or until golden brown.’
- ‘And there's only so many times you can eat raw carrots and celery: chargrilled vegetables make a good variation.’
- ‘If you have the time, you may also like to chargrill some of them, such as the asparagus tips.’
- ‘Vegetarian main courses are especially enticing, with creative combinations such as chargrilled aubergine, pepper, buffalo mozzarella and pesto.’
- ‘The lamb, however, is pink and tender and deliciously chargrilled and meaty.’
- ‘To obtain its unique flavour, chargrill aubergine over a naked flame, turning frequently for approximately 30 minutes.’
- ‘The prawn version consisted of butterflied prawns, chargrilled, with no trace whatsoever of the marinade.’
- ‘For mains, we have chargrilled tenderloin and Chilean sea bass.’
- ‘Other main courses included stuffed aubergine with feta cheese, tomato and chick pea salsa or chargrilled fillet of beef with Roquefort butter, salad, tomato and fries.’
- ‘The chargrilled fillet steak with creamed potatoes and roasted field mushrooms was ordered medium rare and arrived medium.’
- ‘If I'm working from home, lunch will usually be chargrilled meat (often organic lamb) on a bed of salad dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.’
- ‘The chicken, free-range and chargrilled, came on long skewers on top of a heap of salad leaves laced with Parmesan and parma ham.’
- ‘Lili opted for the king prawns as her main course, while I chose the prime Scottish fillet of salmon, chargrilled with lemon juice, at £14.95.’
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