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.
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How to use sauté in a sentence
Place a large soup pot or stockpot over medium heat, add the oil, and sauté the onion, celery, carrot, and bell pepper until almost soft, about four to five minutes.
The app includes hundreds of recipes, and its precise temperature reading specs allow for employing a wide range of cooking styles from sauté to sous vide.Unique kitchen appliances that will save you time and money | PopSci Commerce Team | November 24, 2020 | Popular-Science
Prepared kitchens will have a variety of sauté pans, stock pots, saucepans, and chef pans.
One popular way to cook stone crab claws is to crack them open and sauté the meat in olive oil and lemon juice with salt and pepper to taste.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean | By Bob McNally/Field & Stream | October 19, 2020 | Popular-Science
The savory cod served by Nafisi's family was perfumed with lemon and saffron and gently sauteed.Persian New Year Celebration With Author Azar Nafisi | Karen Fragala Smith | March 23, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cold roast or boiled legs may be similarly treated but only need to be sauteed in a pan with a little Antonini Olive Oil.Tempting Curry Dishes | Thomas J. Murrey
The bones are removed and the meat is sliced, sauteed with spices, and then stewed with vegetables.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan | John U. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for sauté
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 brown: sauté potatoes
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