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stir-fried

[stur-frahyd] /ˈstɜrˌfraɪd/
adjective
1.
(of food) prepared by cooking quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat:
stir-fried shrimp and snow peas.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60

stir-fry

[stur-frahy] /ˈstɜrˌfraɪ/
verb (used with object), stir-fried, stir-frying.
1.
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.
noun
2.
a dish of stir-fried meat, vegetables, etc.
adjective
Origin
1955-60
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Examples for stir-fried
  • 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 perfection.
  • Other popular choices are the fried chicken with garlic and scallion and stir-fried squid with vegetables.
  • The second features duck meat stir-fried with vegetables.
  • Wasabi's has a sushi menu and serves both fried rice and stir-fried dishes.
  • Main entrees featured on the menu include chicken lettuce wraps, asparagus beef, stir-fried pork and walnut shrimp.
  • My favorite dish is the stir-fried vegetables on top of brown rice.
  • Weak flavor indicates that the food was stir-fried at too low a temperature or that the pan was too crowded.
British Dictionary definitions for stir-fried

stir-fry

/ˈstɜːˈfraɪ/
verb -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
noun (pl) -fries
2.
a dish cooked in this way
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