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OTHER WORDS FROM searun·seared, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sear
A perfectly seared steak glistened on the plate in front of me.
Season with a rubDrying off the chicken thighs is key to creating a good, hard sear on the outside that leads to crispy skin.Turn a cheap chicken dinner into a Turkish street-food getaway|SAVEUR Editors|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
It works on a gas range or electric cooktop, and can sear, fry, or even bake—a cast iron can go right into the oven.Metal scrubbers to keep your cast iron skillet in pristine condition|PopSci Commerce Team|September 23, 2020|Popular Science
That quick sear makes them crunchy and nutty and adds an interesting flavor to your final product.
Add the chicken to the pan skin side down and sear until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes total.Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook|Daniel Boulud|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But nothing else holds heat as well; it produces a perfect, practically instant sear.
Heat fry pan with a dash of oil and quickly sear all sides of the tenderloin.
Sear the pork on both sides and on the fat edge, working in batches if the chops don't all fit in the pan at the same time.
Add the venison to the pot and sear on all sides until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
The certainty of this shot through brain and body like forked lightning and seemed to sear her flesh.The Second Latchkey|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
This is done in order to sear the entire surface and thus prevent the loss of the juice.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
He stared at the letter, and certain sentences in it seemed to sear him, even as the branding-iron used on a felon might.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
The cock is kept back by a spring acting on the long arm of a lever, while fastened to the short end was a sear or trigger.Armour in England|J. Starkie Gardner
Grasp the apex of the heart in the forceps and sear the surface of the right ventricle.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre