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  • v. To cook (food) using a small amount of fat in an open pan over a relatively high heat, shaking the pan so that the food does not stick to the pan as it cooks.

Etymologies

French sauté, past participle of sauter, to jump, because the cook shakes the pan to make the food move around (Wiktionary)

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