- cooked or browned in a pan containing a small quantity of butter, oil, or other fat.
- to cook in a small amount of fat; pan-fry.
- a dish of sautéed food.
Origin of sauté
Examples from the Web for saute
While the beans are cooling and drying, melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole
December 27, 2014
Meanwhile, in your frying pan, saute garlic and peppers in remaining fat over medium-high heat for a minute or so.
Add chicken breasts and saute until golden brown, three to five minutes on a side.
Saute in thes skillet until fat is fully rendered (liquid), 5-10 minutes.Your Friday Gadget Chef Recipe: Two Day Soup
November 9, 2012
Melt the butter in a large skillet and saute the onion and celery.Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking
Add the bread and cheese, when cool, stuff chiles, dip in the egg batter and fry in deep fat or saute in butter.California Mexican-Spanish Cook Book
Butter a saute pan, add the potatoes and cook until light brown.The Community Cook Book
That this would have been meat enough to feed a whole party of German burghers, saute aux yeux.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.
Can you roast a steak, and saute baked beans, and stew sausages, and fry out a breakfast muffin?Turn About Eleanor
Ethel M. Kelley
- to fry (food) quickly in a little fat
- a dish of sautéed food, esp meat that is browned and then cooked in a sauce
- sautéed until lightly brownsauté potatoes
Word Origin and History for saute
1813, from French sauté, literally "jumped, bounced" (in reference to tossing continually while cooking), past participle of sauter "to jump," from Latin saltare "to hop, dance," frequentative of salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). As an adjective, "fried quickly," from 1869. As a verb from 1859. Related: Sauteed.