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(of food) prepared by cooking quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat:
stir-fried shrimp and snow peas.
verb (used with object)
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
meat, vegetables, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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It can easily be blanched,
or cooked up in chowder.
vegetables, sweet potatoes, and tofu are high in nutrients and low in calories.
tofu game has been stepped up considerably.
As promised, the beef was aromatic and flavorful,
to chewy perfection.
Other popular choices are the fried chicken with garlic and scallion and
squid with vegetables.
The second features duck meat
Wasabi's has a sushi menu and serves both fried rice and
Main entrees featured on the menu include chicken lettuce wraps, asparagus beef,
pork and walnut shrimp.
My favorite dish is the
vegetables on top of brown rice.
Weak flavor indicates that the food was
at too low a temperature or that the pan was too crowded.
British Dictionary definitions for
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
a dish cooked in this way
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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