American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dish of southeast Asia consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or seafood grilled on skewers and dipped in peanut sauce.
- From Malay sate. (Wiktionary)
- Malay saté, satai or Indonesian sate, both perhaps of Tamil origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“While waiting, we sampled chicken, pork, and beef satay from the vendor next door.”
“Even fussy kids enjoy chicken satay, which is cooked on skewers over coals and served with a peanut sauce.”
“The grilled, skewered meat dish known as satay is common in Indonesia and is often served with a spicy peanut sauce.”
“My curry was sorely underwhelming in flavor, but the satay was a crisp and dignified representation of the avian species.”
“This is very similar to the peanut dipping 'satay' sauce found in Singapore cuisine.”
“I'm not so sure what part of it was the 'satay', since the sauce it came with was a sweet soy-based sauce, more like condensed teriyaki than what I think of as 'satay' sauce.”
“uniquely Malaysian," like the satay, which is skimpier than at Sanur, a noodle dish called cho kueh teow, and curry beef brisket.”
“I could have just stayed on the plane and enjoyed great chicken satay for days going all around the globe.”
“This was a good place to rest one's tuchus, eat a little hummus and chicken satay and get into a heated discussion with the artist and musician Casey Spooner about Lady Gaga's new album and the experimental theater group Wooster Group.”
“Their "Royal Tea Tray" includes tasting portions of appetizers like sweet corn cilantro pancakes and soy 'chicken satay' as well as desserts like blueberry coconut cake and mocci.”
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Foreign words and phrases that are perfectly acceptable to use in formal English writing, but still maintain the aura of foreignness. They do not enjoy full citizenship, but remain "alien residents...
See also Hernesheir's Open List: Sauces.
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