What are the differences between Stir-frying and sauteing food?
- PatriciaLv 76 months ago
Time and type of pan.
- ckngbbblsLv 76 months ago
higher temp with stir frying.
- renaLv 46 months ago
Huge difference...ones Asian and one isn’t.
- IvaBLv 56 months ago
Stir fry is commonly cooked in a wok at high temperature,while most any pan can be used to saute'.btw,if there is no wok at hand,an ordinary pan will do fine.Its' the temp that really makes the difference between the two.Of course quick stirring is a must as well
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- CrustyCurmudgeonLv 76 months ago
When you saute, use a flat bottom pan, minimum fat, high heat, and usually turn the food only once. When you stir fry, use a conical pan (wok), a bit of fat, and keep the food constantly moving to the bottom where the heat is.
The wok was developed to use a small, intense heat source, usually dried animal feces. Saute cooking was developed for a constant heat source, using a larger heat source. Then there's the thing about a French Chef ever using dried crap for anything in his/her kitchen.
- Bubba GubbinsLv 76 months ago
The temperature .
- deniseLv 76 months ago
Stir fries are fried quickly in very little oil, usually with other ingredients.
Sauteing is done in a shallow fry pan / skillet, usually one ingredient [potatoes for instance] in shallow oil or butter for maybe a little longer.
- oikoσLv 76 months ago
In stir-frying, you use less oil, heat the wok hotter, and keep the food moving. The oil is almost always peanut oil, which has the highest smoking point.
- DontTellMeLv 76 months ago
Stir fry isn't necessarily cooked in butter?