verb (used with object), sau·téed [soh-teyd, saw-] /soʊˈteɪd, sɔ-/, sau·té·ing [soh-tey-ing, saw-] /soʊˈteɪ ɪŋ, sɔ-/.
Origin of sauté
Related Words for sauteingsear, griddle, fry, pan, frizzle, frizz, poach, reduce, ruin, seethe, melt, barbecue, bake, imbue, blanch, scald, nuke, doctor, fix, parboil
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Historical Examples of sauteing
For cooking processes, such as sauteing (pan frying), or deep fat frying, it is best to use the vegetable and nut oils.Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)
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Sauteing is cooking in a small quantity of fat, as an omelet or hashed browned potatoes are cooked.
This method is employed for croquettes, oysters, etc., and is less injurious to digestion than sauteing.
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.