Definitions for "Ragout"
A dish made of pieces of meat, stewed, and highly seasoned; as, a ragout of mutton.
stew; usually of meat.
A stew made from poultry, game, fish, or vegetables cut into pieces and cooked-with or without first having been browned- in a thickened liquid, generally flavored with herbs and seasonings. There are two basic types of ragout: brown and white. For a brown ragout, the meat is first browned in fat, then sprinkled with flour, cooked a little, and finally moistened with clear stock or water (or thickened meat juices, if the meat has not been floured). For a white ragout, , the meat is cooked until firm, but not colored, then sprinkled with flour and diluted with stock. Back to the top