Meaning of sauté

sau•té

Pronunciation: (sō-tā', sô-), [key]
— adj., v., n. -téed -té•ing
—adj.
  1. cooked or browned in a pan containing a small quantity of butter, oil, or other fat.
—v.t.
  1. to cook in a small amount of fat; pan-fry.
—n.
  1. a dish of sautéed food.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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