Definition of 'wok'
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Heat up the oil in a frying pan or wok, on a high heat setting. The Sun (2017)Spoon the cream from the top into a wok or large saucepan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Meanwhile heat the wok until extremely hot before adding a tablespoon of groundnut oil. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Heat the oil in a wok or heavy saucepan. The Sun (2015)Use more foil to seal the top of the wok or pan folding it over the edges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Put the chopped coriander stems into a wok or a large pan. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put some oil in a large frying pan or wok. The Sun (2013)Put a large pan or wok on a high heat and get it screaming hot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put a good drizzle of oil in a large sauté pan or wok over a high heat. The Sun (2012)Place all three in a large sauté pan or wok. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Heat a wok or large frying pan over a high heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan or wok on a medium heat. The Sun (2013)Heat a wok until very hot. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sprinkle the sugar on to the cut side of the mango and place the mango cut side down into the hot wok. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or a medley of vegetables done in the inimitable manner of the stir-fry wok. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Heat oil in a wok and stir-fry the chicken until cooked through. The Sun (2014)Get a wok very hot, add the remaining oil and quickly swirl it round. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cook stir-fry vegetables in oil in a hot wok for a couple of minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Learning how to eke out the budget and eat well without labouring over a hot wok becomes crucial once you are fending for yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But will his stir-fry wok the judges' world? The Sun (2013)Add more oil to wok and stir-fry vegetables for 3 mins. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To cook the steak, swirl the remaining oil round a hot wok and quickly stir-fry the garlic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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