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A stock made from wine and vegetables, typically used in fish dishes.
- ‘Blanch the lobsters in court bouillon and remove the meat from the tails and claws and reserve.’
- ‘Bring court bouillon to a boil over high heat.’
- ‘Allow squid to cool completely in court bouillon.’
- ‘Cover with warm court bouillon and place over medium heat.’
- ‘Strain the court bouillon into the pan with the softened flavourings.’
French, from court short and bouillon.
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