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stir-fry

(stûr′frī′)
tr.v. stir-fried, stir-fry·ing, stir-fries
To fry quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat while stirring continuously.
n.
Food fried quickly in this manner: a chicken and vegetable stir-fry.

stir-fry

(ˈstɜːˌfraɪ)
vb, -fries, -frying or -fried
(Cookery) to cook (small pieces of meat, vegetables, etc) rapidly by stirring them in a wok or frying pan over a high heat: used esp for Chinese food
n, pl -fries
(Cookery) a dish cooked in this way

stir′-fry`



v.t. -fried, -fry•ing,
to prepare (food) by cooking it quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat.
[1955–60]

stir-fry


Past participle: stir-fried
Gerund: stir-frying

Imperative
stir-fry
stir-fry
Present
I stir-fry
you stir-fry
he/she/it stir-fries
we stir-fry
you stir-fry
they stir-fry
Preterite
I stir-fried
you stir-fried
he/she/it stir-fried
we stir-fried
you stir-fried
they stir-fried
Present Continuous
I am stir-frying
you are stir-frying
he/she/it is stir-frying
we are stir-frying
you are stir-frying
they are stir-frying
Present Perfect
I have stir-fried
you have stir-fried
he/she/it has stir-fried
we have stir-fried
you have stir-fried
they have stir-fried
Past Continuous
I was stir-frying
you were stir-frying
he/she/it was stir-frying
we were stir-frying
you were stir-frying
they were stir-frying
Past Perfect
I had stir-fried
you had stir-fried
he/she/it had stir-fried
we had stir-fried
you had stir-fried
they had stir-fried
Future
I will stir-fry
you will stir-fry
he/she/it will stir-fry
we will stir-fry
you will stir-fry
they will stir-fry
Future Perfect
I will have stir-fried
you will have stir-fried
he/she/it will have stir-fried
we will have stir-fried
you will have stir-fried
they will have stir-fried
Future Continuous
I will be stir-frying
you will be stir-frying
he/she/it will be stir-frying
we will be stir-frying
you will be stir-frying
they will be stir-frying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stir-frying
you have been stir-frying
he/she/it has been stir-frying
we have been stir-frying
you have been stir-frying
they have been stir-frying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stir-frying
you will have been stir-frying
he/she/it will have been stir-frying
we will have been stir-frying
you will have been stir-frying
they will have been stir-frying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stir-frying
you had been stir-frying
he/she/it had been stir-frying
we had been stir-frying
you had been stir-frying
they had been stir-frying
Conditional
I would stir-fry
you would stir-fry
he/she/it would stir-fry
we would stir-fry
you would stir-fry
they would stir-fry
Past Conditional
I would have stir-fried
you would have stir-fried
he/she/it would have stir-fried
we would have stir-fried
you would have stir-fried
they would have stir-fried

stir-fry

To cook small pieces of food in a wok over high heat.
Translations

stir-fry

[ˈstɜːfraɪ]
A. VTsofreír
B. Nsofrito m (chino)

stir-fry

vt(unter Rühren) kurz anbraten

stir-fry

[ˈstɜːˌfraɪ]
1. vtsaltare in padella
2. npietanza al salto

stir

(stəː) past tense, past participle stirred verb
1. to cause (a liquid etc) to be mixed especially by the constant circular movement of a spoon etc, in order to mix it. He put sugar and milk into his tea and stirred it; She stirred the sugar into the mixture.
2. to move, either slightly or vigorously. The breeze stirred her hair; He stirred in his sleep; Come on – stir yourselves!
3. to arouse or touch (a person or his feelings). He was stirred by her story.
noun
a fuss or disturbance. The news caused a stir.
ˈstirring adjective
exciting or moving. a stirring tale.
ˈstir-fry verb
to fry in hot oil for a short time while stirring. stir-fried vegetables.
stir up
to cause (trouble etc). He was trying to stir up trouble at the factory.
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Top Tip: Try this with cooked chicken as an alternative, cutting into strips and stir-frying for a couple of minutes to warm through at stage 2.
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Lower heat a little, add garlic and ginger, stir-frying for 2-3 more minutes.
When time is limited, stir-frying is one of the best and fastest ways to prepare a meal and one of the most healthy, too," says Helen Chen in her new "Easy Chinese Stir-Fries" (John Wiley & Sons; $17.
Stir-frying is one of the quickest and healthiest methods of cooking, as well as being one of the most popular.
WHEN stir-frying vegetables, cook the toughest and thickest vegetables for a longer period than the softer, leafy vegetables.
When it comes to preparing Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Thai food, stir-frying and steaming are without a doubt two of the best ways to cook.