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[mass noun] Oil produced from peanuts and used mainly for culinary purposes, but also in some soaps and pharmaceuticals.Also called arachis oil
- ‘Golden peanut oil is a by-product of the leguminous plant native to Mexico.’
- ‘All these foods had peanuts or peanut oil hidden inside.’
- ‘Plant sources of fats such as corn oil, peanut oil, and soybean oil are up to 94% digestible.’
- ‘Two good sources of monounsaturated fats are olive oil and peanut oil.’
- ‘Stir-fry cooked greens in peanut oil, add ginger, chili peppers, and/or hoisin sauce.’
- ‘Even if the fat in olive oil and peanut oil has no taste, characteristic impurities give each a distinct aroma.’
- ‘Dermal application of preparations containing peanut oil causes sensitization to peanuts in human infants.’
- ‘It includes, in addition to peanut butter and peanuts, chocolate and sundry foods with peanut oil in them.’
- ‘Heat peanut oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.’
- ‘Avoid any food that contains nuts, as well as peanut flour or peanut oil.’
- ‘The rest is cleanly fried in peanut oil with salt and pepper and goes down like caviar on New Year's Eve.’
- ‘Ugandans also fry bananas in very hot peanut oil.’
- ‘Replace the salt with a few squirts of soy sauce and the olive oil with peanut oil.’
- ‘In a shallow dish, whisk together lime juice, cilantro, soy sauce, peanut oil, garlic and black pepper.’
- ‘The restaurant uses peanut oil, carefully monitors the temperature and, most importantly, cooks its pork chops in a big iron wok.’
- ‘Heat peanut oil in a large stock pot over medium heat.’
- ‘Unrefined oils are fine, but avoid margarines, shortening, peanut oil, and the refined oils found in salad dressings and spreads.’
- ‘Peanuts are tough to avoid in daily life as peanut oil is used in everything from gravy to pie crusts.’
- ‘Sauté some vegetables in peanut oil with garlic.’
- ‘Peanuts and peanut oil crop up in unlikely foods, such as egg rolls and chili, and can trigger severe reactions.’
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