hot pot


Definition of hot pot

1 : a stew of meat and vegetables

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Reserve a bit of cooking water before draining and then toss the noodles back in the hot pot with a little cooking water and butter. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "You're Never Too Old for Buttered Egg Noodles," 19 Jan. 2018 Today, Chef Han has three restaurants under his belt including Chili House, which serves traditional peking duck and Beijing dim sum, and the new Z&Y Bistro which specializes in yakitori and hot pot. Amber Turpin, The Mercury News, "Make your own Sichuan chili oil with tips from an SF Chinatown chef," 22 June 2019 Ami admits that she was intimidated by Taka, and thought his Night One hot pot was a big mistake. Mariah Smith, The Cut, "The Final Scene of This Episode of Terrace House Is a Great Piece of Television," 29 May 2018 Like at hot pot restaurants, some add-in items are available, but will run you extra. Jim Thurman, Los Angeles Magazine, "A China Chain’s Pricey Bowls of Sauerkraut Fish Soup Have Landed in the SGV," 24 May 2018 From hot pots and pans to spilled juice to everyday wear and tear from touching, leaning, sitting, cutting... kitchen countertops take a beating. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "Countertops," 11 Feb. 2019 Three-year-old An Biên specializes in Haiphong-style seafood, like thick bánh da noodles in a rich crab-and-pork broth, or plump mantis shrimp to dunk in a bubbling hot pot. Peter Jon Lindberg, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hanoi, Time and Again," 20 Nov. 2018 Taka’s running the kitchen, cooking a hot pot for the housemates, as Yuudai observes and takes cooking instructions from Taka. Mariah Smith, The Cut, "This Episode of Terrace House Ends on a Cliff-hanger," 17 May 2018 Tokyo’s Ryogoku district boasts such hot pot options, but other districts offer unique specialties as well. The Seattle Times, "Hungry? Tokyo’s food meets visitor appetites for history and modernity," 7 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of hot pot

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of hot pot

chiefly British : a mixture of meat and vegetables cooked together with liquid in a single pot

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