Definition of rouget in English:

rouget

noun

French term for red mullet, used especially in cookery
‘quickly grilled local rougets’
French term for red mullet, used especially in cookery
mass noun ‘monkfish and rouget, sea bass and shrimp’
  • ‘The broiled rouget (with daikon radish and crunchy yellow lentils) had a similarly monkish, almost dried-out quality.’
  • ‘For the rouget: In a bowl, combine the spinach, clams, chanterelle mushrooms, ham, garlic purée, and half of the thyme.’
  • ‘Season and sear the petit rouget, skin-side-down, until desired doneness.’
  • ‘They serve the intense fish broth separately from the fish, which includes rascasse, rouget, langouste and tiny little crabs.’
  • ‘So I started with potted crab with deep-fried squid and avruga, while Gus went for the warm salad of scallops and rouget with chorizo, olives and coriander.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation

rouget

/ʀuʒɛ/