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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) Poultry or meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy.
  2. (verb-transitive) To prepare (poultry or meat) by cutting into pieces and stewing in gravy.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Gode, in wandering by the river, had encountered a pond of giant frogs, and the fricassee was the result. - The Scalp Hunters
  2. The word "fricassee" is derived from Medieval French, and it appears that it originated in France in the Middle Ages, but it's been in the New World for a long time. - New Recipes
  3. Avoid making chicken dishes with fat-laden sauces including butter or cream, or fricassee, which uses a lot of oil. - The Small Change Diet
  4. Mimi Ritzen Crawford for The Wall Street Journal The croque forestier, made with a fricassee of mushrooms, is pictured here. - Fluctuating French Food
  5. "People really enjoy the croque forestier—with a fricassee of mushrooms—and the steamed eggs with prosciutto," said Ms. Williams. - Changing French Scene


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