Definition of saucepan in English:

saucepan

noun

  • A deep cooking pan, typically round, made of metal, and with one long handle and a lid.

    • ‘Melt the butter and chocolate together in a heat-proof bowl suspended over a saucepan of barely simmering water.’
    • ‘Water was boiled in kettles, saucepans and other containers on the top of the stove, and baking done in the oven.’
    • ‘Pass the cooking juices through a food mill into a saucepan and stir in the lemon juice.’
    • ‘Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion and garlic for 5 minutes.’
    • ‘Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan and sauté the lardons until the fat starts to run.’
    • ‘Dinner party chefs know how difficult it is to feed meat-eaters and vegetarians at the same table without cooking two meals and having a mountain of saucepans to wash up afterwards.’
    • ‘Pots, saucepans, and other cooking implements were mostly cast from bronze.’
    • ‘In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the reserved cooking liquid to a boil.’
    • ‘Bring a large saucepan of salted water to boil, add peas and cook for 5 minutes.’
    • ‘Combine the sauce ingredients in a saucepan, bring to the boil, stirring, and simmer for two minutes.’
    • ‘Transfer all or part of the solids into a food processor, purée and return to the saucepan.’
    • ‘Heat a large saucepan and then gently sauté the chorizo until a spicy red oil starts to seep out and the sausage slices begin to crisp.’
    • ‘Heat a couple of tablespoons of olive oil in a wok or deep saucepan and add the red cabbage.’
    • ‘Remove plastic and wooden handles from frying pans and saucepans.’
    • ‘Serve immediately straight out of the saucepan into deep soup bowls with the olives and eggs to the side.’
    • ‘Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan big enough to hold everything, including the pears.’
    • ‘In a large saucepan, sauté the shallot with olive oil, then add the curry powder and rice.’
    • ‘Strain the cooking juices into a saucepan and boil to reduce by half.’
    • ‘Cut the remaining stalk into thirds and cook in a saucepan filled with water barely covering the asparagus.’
    • ‘Put the lid back on the saucepan, and shake the potatoes quite heftily in the saucepan so that they become fluffy round the edges.’
    cooking utensil, pan, pot, casserole, skillet, stockpot, stewpot
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Pronunciation

saucepan

/ˈsɔːspən/