verb (used with object), sau·téed [soh-teyd, saw-] /soʊˈteɪd, sɔ-/, sau·té·ing [soh-tey-ing, saw-] /soʊˈteɪ ɪŋ, sɔ-/.
- sauve qui peut,
- sauvignon blanc,
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|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
From a saute de foie, what delicate subtleties of finesse might have their origin?Pelham, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Have ready one-half as much in bulk of celery; cut in inch pieces and an onion; saute these in same fat.
Butter a saute pan, add the potatoes and cook until light brown.The Community Cook Book|Anonymous
Saute a golden brown in equal parts hot butter and chicken fat.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper, dip in cream, roll in flour and saute in Crisco until delicately browned.The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil
verb -tés, -téing, -téeing or -téed
Word Origin for sauté
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.