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verb[WITH OBJECT]often as adjective pan-fried
Fry in a pan in a small amount of fat.‘pan-fried trout’
- ‘He stores his rainbows on ice and black pepper, then serves pan-fried fillets cooked with portobello mushroom, spring onion, and a Cabernet.’
- ‘The paratha turned out to be a type of Northern Indian bread, non-leavened just like nan, but made of wheat flour dough that's pan-fried into a thin, soft disc.’
- ‘He's not a bad cook, in fact he's good at very specific dishes such as salad dressings, pan-fried seafood and pasta.’
- ‘My money's on the Thursday offering, herb-roasted pork tenderloin, yams and pan-fried cabbage.’
- ‘Easy to mix and shape patties can be pan-fried or grilled until browned and juicy inside.’
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