Definition of frying pan in English:

frying pan

(North American frypan)


  • A shallow pan with a long handle, used for cooking food in hot fat or oil.

    • ‘Heat oil in a frying pan and cook the sausage over low heat for 8 mins each side.’
    • ‘Heat the oil in a frying pan, and cook the salmon skinside down for 5 min until crisp.’
    • ‘A good quality frypan that you can heat up high and sear meat on is a tasty quick way to cook lamb.’
    • ‘Before long, she had eggs and mixing bowls, bacon and frying pans, skillets and wire whisks all out on the kitchen counter.’
    • ‘Who would have thought garlic choppers, spatulas and no-stick frying pans could make the world a better place?’
    • ‘In fact, any decent frying pan can turn out a good omelette, especially if it has a nonstick coating.’
    • ‘Melt the butter in a frying pan and cook the veal over a high heat on both sides until golden brown.’
    • ‘Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large frypan or wok over medium high heat.’
    • ‘Black iron frying pans are notorious for sticking with items such as fish and eggs and the pan has to be seasoned before use.’
    • ‘Heat butter in a frypan and sauté leeks until soft.’
    • ‘Heat two tablespoons of oil in a frying pan or wok until smoking and add the squash.’
    • ‘Melt the butter in a frying pan and gently cook the leeks until softened.’
    • ‘Brown each of the chicken breasts in a frypan and then transfer to the oven on an ovenproof tray.’
    • ‘Heat two frying pans - each with 1 tbsp oil - until very hot.’
    • ‘In a large frypan or wok, cook the onion in oil until soft.’
    • ‘Heat a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and fry the sausage chunks until golden brown and just cooked.’
    • ‘In a small frying pan, cook the spring onions cut diagonally in a mixture of butter and olive oil.’
    • ‘Heat half the olive oil in a frying pan and cook the fish and prawns on all sides until they change colour.’
    • ‘Brown the chicken pieces in the oil and butter in a frying pan, adding garlic and seasoning.’
    • ‘Some families ate a lot of fried food, but there were no electric frypans.’
    saucepan, frying pan, pot, casserole, wok, skillet, bain-marie, fish kettle, pressure cooker, poacher, chafing dish
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frying pan

/ˈfrʌɪɪŋ pan/