Quenelle is a dish that originated from France which is a light savoury dumpling made of minced meat, poultry, fish or vegetables seasoned and bound with eggs, fat, or cream, then poached in stock or water.
Quenelles are small fried patties using forcemeat. The fine minced fish or meat mixture are formed into small portions and poached in stock and served in a sauce, or as a garnish to other dishes.The ingredients are bound together with eggs, resulting in delicious appetizers. They may be used as a first course, main course, or as a garnish and are generally served with a rich sauce.