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usually postpositive (especially of fish) cooked or served in lightly browned butter with lemon juice and parsley.‘sole meunière’
- ‘In fact, the few times the kitchen stumbles are with dishes like Dover-sole meunière or salmon pavé, which are reminiscent of the old Le Cirque.’
- ‘Brittany is known for its seafood; hence, Yann's menu has many seafood dishes such as scallops, trout with almonds, sole meunière, tiger prawns and the assiette pêcheur (fisherman's platter).’
- ‘The menu, so classic as to boast sole meunière and beef Rossini, makes you wonder where the challenge is for a man of Rachou's gifts.’
From French (à la) meunière ‘(in the manner of) a miller's wife’.
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