Lessons > How to Sauté

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Lesson Overview

Learning how to sauté is an important task for any home cook or professional chef. It is one of the fastest and most common dry-heat cooking methods used to cook bite-sized pieces of food in a pan.

When learning how to sauté, there are a few things you need to understand before you can master …

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • define what sauté is
  • understand when to sauté
  • properly prepare foods for sautéeing
  • properly sauté ingredients

Course Syllabus

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1. Introduction: How to Sauté
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. Adding Oil to a Heated Pan
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4. Preparing & Adding the Food
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5. Cooking Food by Sautéing
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6. Practice Activities & Recipes
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7. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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11 Videos | 7 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Sauté
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Adding Oil to a Heated Pan
Task 4: Preparing & Adding the Food
Task 5: Cooking Food by Sautéing
Task 6: Practice Activities & Recipes
Task 7: Lesson Quiz

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