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Mastering Your Fry Pan
Your culinary journey starts here

9.0 CEHs

All Levels

18,173 Students

Course Overview

Becoming a master of your fry pan is within reach. You only need to learn a few key techniques and learn how to use and manage pan temperature.

This course helps you become comfortable with using a fry pan, and allows you to practice and become proficient at some of the main dry-heat cooking t…

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course you'll be able to:
  • Learn how to properly heat a pan
  • Perform the water test
  • Understand how to pan fry
  • Learn how to sear
  • Understand the importance of sweating ingredients for flavor development
  • Learn the pan tossing technique
  • Learn how to sauté

Course Syllabus

Mastering Your Fry Pan

Welcome to The Rouxbe Cooking School! This short course focuses on dry-heat cooking methods. It will introduce some foundational information on how to heat a pan so you can properly pan-fry food, and you will focus on the techniques such as sautéing, stir-frying and sweating, all of which help build flavor in your food.

Lesson 1
Course Orientation

Lesson 2
Introduction to Pan Frying

In this lesson, you will learn and practice the technique of pan frying and will learn how to perform the water test.

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

In this lesson, you will learn the technique of sweating and how to make a basic tomato sauce.

Lesson 5
How to Sauté

Lesson 6
Pan Tossing

Lesson 7
Course Review and Final Assessment

Student Work

Below is a snapshot of real student photos from the course. Once you learn the foundational techniques of cooking, you too can begin to create an endless number of delicious dishes!

This is a collage photo of my in-kitchen pantry and my back-up pantry. I keep extra supplies in the back-up pantry of those stock i... View More

by Jennifer H.
by Sandra M.

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this course.
1 Unit | 7 Lessons | 48 Videos
Lesson 1: Course Orientation
Lesson 2: Introduction to Pan Frying
Lesson 3: Searing
Lesson 4: Sweating
Lesson 5: How to Sauté
Lesson 6: Pan Tossing
Lesson 7: Course Review and Final Assessment

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