pan-broil

or pan·broil

[ pan-broil ]
/ ˈpænˌbrɔɪl /

verb (used with or without object)

to cook in an uncovered frying pan over direct heat using little or no fat.

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Origin of pan-broil

First recorded in 1945–50
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Example sentences from the Web for pan-broil

  • He shouted orders to a helper and hurried off to pan-broil the steaks.

    Rimrock Trail|J. Allan Dunn
  • The most satisfactory way in which to prepare chops is either to broil them in a broiler or to pan-broil them.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences