They fried some chicken for us.
We could smell the onions frying.
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Vegetable shortening: This type of fat evaporates during frying to make flaky, tender pie crust.—Anna Theoktisto, Southern Living, 18 Sep. 2023 The roster of new concessions items to be sold during football games at AT&T Stadium in 2023 include some cheesy delights: brisket and mac and cheese in a bowl ($16.50), laced with jalapeños and barbecue sauce; and brisket mac and cheese balls ($13.25), breaded in Bar-B-Q Fritos and fried.—Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 14 Sep. 2023 Those include a shrimp-cake version of tian bu lah, the skewered, fried and boiled to order fish cake familiar to anyone who has visited Taiwan’s famous night markets.—Mrussell, oregonlive, 14 Sep. 2023 The high sides are crucial to the cooking process and help when tossing and frying food.—L.a. Hubilla, Peoplemag, 10 Sep. 2023 Many Puerto Rican recipes for fish escabeche call for dredging the fish in flour and then pan frying it in olive oil before dousing it in a vinegary sauce.—G. Daniela Galarza, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2023 Solar outbursts can fry electronic equipment, jam radio signals, confound GPS systems, and disrupt power grids.—Javier Barbuzano, Quanta Magazine, 7 Sep. 2023 Step 4: Prepare to fry Remove the chops from the marinade.—Cathy Erway, Men's Health, 6 Sep. 2023 Night markets boast fried, steamed, grilled, frozen and sauteed delights on a stick, in a cone or on straw platters as large as your table.—Jenn Harris, Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2023
The tangy, spicy, meaty wings served with herb-y fries have been sought-after for decades.—Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 10 Sep. 2023 There, drag-queens swirled in gigantic platform heels, while waitresses passed around trays of curly fries.—Vulture, 9 Sep. 2023 Sometimes, West will include constructive criticism about the meals: Vegetables could be chopped a little smaller, for instance, or fries could be cooked a little longer.—Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 6 Sep. 2023 McArthur’s Restaurant & Bar at Arizona Biltmore Dine-in only
Commence with parmesan fries, spinach cream dip with rosemary crackers or a lobster roll at the spot formerly known as Frank & Albert’s.—Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 7 Sep. 2023 The menu includes fresh ingredients in the menudo, asada fries, chile relleno burger, flautas and more.—Chelsea Hylton, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2023 The occasion, of course, was the opening of Chanel’s Lucky Chance Diner, a dazzling fragrance activation complete with burgers, fries, double-C ice cream cones, and retro jukeboxes.—Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, 7 Sep. 2023 Wendy’s also announced some sweet savings for Uber One members: From September 13-19, subscribers can get a Buy One Get One free Pumpkin Spice Frosty plus a free medium fry (with an order minimum of $15, terms here) for a salty-sweet taste test delivered right to their front door.—Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 6 Sep. 2023 While the names may be a little challenging to remember, the unique flavors add heaps of deliciousness to burgers and sandwiches, or try them with your favorite fries.—Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English frien, from Anglo-French frire, from Latin frigere to roast; akin to Greek phrygein to roast, fry, Sanskrit bhṛjjati he roasts
Middle English, from Anglo-French frie, from freier, frier to rub, spawn — more at fray entry 2