(of food) prepared by cooking quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat: stir-fried shrimp and snow peas.

1955–60 Unabridged


verb (used with object), stir-fried, stir-frying.
to cook (food) quickly by cutting into small pieces and stirring constantly in a lightly oiled wok or frying pan over high heat: a common method of Chinese cookery.
a dish of stir-fried meat, vegetables, etc.

1955–60 Unabridged
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stir-fry (ˈstɜːˈfraɪ)
vb , -fries, -frying, -fried
1.  to cook (small pieces of meat, vegetables, etc) rapidly by stirring them in a wok or frying pan over a high heat: used esp for Chinese food
n , -fries, -frying, -fried, -fries
2.  a dish cooked in this way

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Example sentences
It can easily be blanched, stir-fried or cooked up in chowder.
Meals of stir-fried vegetables, sweet potatoes, and tofu are high in nutrients
  and low in calories.
My stir-fried tofu game has been stepped up considerably.
As promised, the beef was aromatic and flavorful, stir-fried to chewy
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