Definition of 'fry'
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Heat the oil in a frying pan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Melt the butter in a large ovenproof frying pan over a medium heat. The Sun (2016)Her body issues are behind her but there are bigger fish to fry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fry the chicken in a hot frying pan until seared and browned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Place a deep frying pan over a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Heat a frying pan over a medium heat with a splash of olive oil. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Remove the saucepan and frying pan from the heat. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Add it to the frying pan and cook for a further 3-4 minutes until crisp. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Meanwhile, the vinegar mixes with the oil that the food was fried in to become something akin to a salad dressing. The Sun (2016)Heat the oil very hot and quickly fry the fish golden on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Put the butter and oil in a frying pan over a low heat. The Sun (2012)Might frying your food actually be better for you than grilling it? The Sun (2016)There are considerably bigger fish to fry. The Sun (2009)Wash the spinach and quickly stir fry in a hot frying pan to wilt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shake off any excess flour then deep fry until golden brown and drain on kitchen towel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Pour a small amount of olive oil into a hot frying pan and heat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Though do avoid anything that involves hot fat and frying. The Sun (2009)Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the chicken pieces until they are slightly brown. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now set a small frying pan over a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Gently drop the rings into the hot oil and fry until golden brown on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It occurs naturally when some starchy foods are fried. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Place the tomatoes in an ovenproof frying pan or second small roasting tin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Research has shown these areas are massively important for fish fry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Put frying pan under hot grill until top is golden and set. The Sun (2014)Heat the oil and deep fry the fish fillets when ready to serve them. A Passion for Food (1989)Increase the heat under the frying pan and add the chicken slices. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spoon over the fat and fry until the edges of the eggs are bubbling and golden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the bacon until just golden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Inside they fry like cooked meat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Put a drizzle of oil into a frying pan and cook the minced up chicken until it turns from pink to white. The Sun (2013) Gently fry the onion in oil for about 10 minutes and transfer to the casserole dish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Dredge the hams in seasoned flour, put a little oil into a casserole dish and lightly fry the meat on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: fry /fraɪ/ VERB
When you fry food, you cook it in a pan containing hot fat.
Fry the breadcrumbs until golden brown.
- American English: fry
- Arabic: يَقْلي
- Brazilian Portuguese: fritar
- Chinese: 油炸
- Croatian: pržiti
- Czech: smažit
- Danish: stege
- Dutch: frituren
- European Spanish: freír
- Finnish: paistaa
- French: frire
- German: braten
- Greek: τηγανίζω
- Italian: friggere
- Japanese: 油で揚げる
- Korean: 튀기다
- Norwegian: steke
- Polish: usmażyć
- European Portuguese: fritar
- Romanian: a prăji
- Russian: жарить
- Spanish: freír
- Swedish: steka
- Thai: ทอด
- Turkish: kızartmak
- Ukrainian: смажити
- Vietnamese: rán
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