Sautéed mushrooms in pan

Sauté

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Learn exactly what is meant by 'sautéing' ingredients in a recipe method, and how to properly carry out this culinary technique of shallow-frying food.

A French term used to describe a method for cooking foods in a shallow pan using high heat. The food is cooked in the pan uncovered, in a small quantity of butter or oil. Unlike stir-frying where the food is continuously turned, when sautéed the food is turned only once in the pan in order to cook both sides.

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