- 1 [attributive] Fried quickly in a little hot fat: sauté potatoesMore example sentences
- Dr Ruthless had the fillet steak with chilli and garlic sauté potatoes, with white onion marmalade and smoked bacon jus at £17.50.
- Serve the steak topped with the lemon slices, accompanied by the sauté potatoes and pepper sauce, with either fresh garden peas or a simple green salad.
- You get everything from sauté potatoes to colcannon, which is an Irish potato dish, but absolutely no chips.
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- A dish consisting of ingredients that have been sautéed.More example sentences
- Originally, in France, a sauté was a dish of meat or poultry cut into pieces and cooked only in fat, but the French now also use the term for dishes which simply involve browning foods before adding a liquid.
- A guinea-fowl sauté with black pudding was less exciting (guinea fowl is a bit of a bore generally) and one might do better to have the grilled beef fillet with braised short rib.
- A tall, singed-edge veal chop emerged beautifully grilled with an elemental sauté of foresty mushrooms.
verb (sautés, sautéing /-ˈtāiNG/, sautéed /-ˈtād/ or sautéd)[with object] Back to top
- Fry quickly in a little hot fat: sauté the onions in the olive oilMore example sentences
- The seafood on the menu is about what you'd expect from an accomplished seafood chef, particularly the Dover sole, which is sautéed, de-boned, and finished with a brown-butter sauce.
- I deliberately hoarded my beautifully sautéed duck breast and truffled mash.
- In a large saucepan, sauté onions in butter until almost tender.
early 19th century: French, literally 'jumped', past participle of sauter.
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