Definition of frying pan in English:

frying pan

(also frypan)


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

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

/ˈfrīiNG ˌpan/