a large spoon whose bowl has several slots or holes for draining liquid from food being ladled.
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How to use slotted spoon in a sentence
Using a slotted spoon, transfer the eggs to a plate to cool.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer the asparagus to the ice bath.
Place the peaches in the boiling water for 30 seconds, then use a slotted spoon to transfer to the ice water for 30 seconds.Pork chops and peaches meld savory with sweet in this speedy skillet dinner | Ellie Krieger | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Using a spider or slotted spoon, transfer the fries to a lined plate to drain.Start with cold oil for crisper, golden french fries you’ll crave | Daniela Galarza | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Once they float to the surface, watch them carefully to avoid burning, stirring occasionally with a slotted spoon so they brown evenly, about 2 minutes.Want to try cicadas? Give the Brood X insects this spicy popcorn treatment | Kari Sonde | May 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Using a heatproof slotted spoon, remove the shallots to a paper towel-lined plate.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole | Carla Hall | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fry them in small batches until golden brown, removing them with a slotted spoon and drain them on a paper towel.