sauté

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French sauté, past participle of sauter, to jump, because the cook shakes the pan to make the food move around

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Verb[edit]

sauté (third-person singular simple present sautés, present participle sautéing, simple past and past participle sautéed)

  1. (transitive) To cook (food) using a small amount of fat in an open pan over a relatively high heat, allowing the food to brown and form a crust stopping it from sticking to the pan as it cooks.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

sauté m (feminine sautée, masculine plural sautés, feminine plural sautées)

  1. past participle of sauter