Definitions

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  • n. A chicken reared to be eaten at a few weeks of age.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She suggests a four-stage process: walk into your house; turn the oven up high; prepare two or three ingredients in imaginative combinations (such as poussin, sweet potato and red onions; or cod, courgettes and capers); slap them in the oven, soused with oil and herbs; and retire to a sofa to souse yourself with something even stronger.

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  • Chef Ming Tsai uses lapsang souchong at home and in the kitchen of his Wellesley, Mass. restaurant, Blue Ginger, as a stock for rice, a fuel for wok-smoked poussin and in a versatile chipotle-inspired tea-and-chile spice rub.

    Tea's Got a Brand New Bag

  • For dinner, choose from red snapper with saffron risotto, cider braised lamb shoulder, poussin or royal trumpet mushrooms with swiss chard and blood oranges.

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  • On a whim, the owner asks Roland to prepare her a poussin dish, off-menu, and then changes her mind at the last minute.

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  • Popular dishes include poussin roulade with cauliflower, chanterelles and P é rigord truffles ($24), and shrimp simmered in spices with a string hoppers — a noodle dish, with korma sauce and black mustard ($26), says Rahul Nair , the hotel's director of food and beverage.

    Campton Place Restaurant

  • Whatever it lacks in coherence – a meal can take you in various directions – it makes up for in panache: a recent meal there took in herring roes on toast, Chinese-style spare ribs, sautéed lemon sole, and poussin, followed by a white chocolate parfait.

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  • For main courses, the Arctic char, the poussin or the rib eye (warning: the smallest is 30 ounces).

    Fact And Comment

  • June 22, 2010 at 8:13 am yesh… but dis one is a tastyz, imagne dat. iz nom dis 1, only cuz itz nommy wit no pokiez. poussin, so agree.

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  • It is one of my Basel rituals to dine here on simple food done well — such as roast poussin — on the last night of the fair and walk back through the quaint and quiet streets savoring a fine Havana cigar and pondering the various novelties of the show.

    The Other Side of Basel

  • But I forgave them everything when the main course arrived of “roasted breasts of poussin, braised red cabbage, shallot and raisin puree, confit potato and elderberry sauce”.

    Paean to the set lunch

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  • a small, very young chicken (something like a Cornish game hen).

    July 4, 2009