verb (used with object), sau·téed [soh-teyd, saw-] /soʊˈteɪd, sɔ-/, sau·té·ing [soh-tey-ing, saw-] /soʊˈteɪ ɪŋ, sɔ-/.
Origin of sauté
Examples from the Web for sauteed
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
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
British Dictionary definitions for sauteed
verb -tés, -téing, -téeing or -téed
Word Origin for sauté
Word Origin and History for sauteed
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.