Examples of parboil in a Sentence
Parboil the potatoes before you roast them.
Recent Examples of parboil from the Web
Weiss Lake, like all waters of Alabama at present, is hot enough to parboil any fish brave enough to prowl the shallows, with average water temperatures in the high 80's and even the 90's in shallow, dark-bottomed backwaters.
Or grill zucchini and parboiled potatoes for the salad with burrata.
The artichokes can be parboiled in advance; bring them to room temperature when ready to grill.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'parboil.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of parboil
PARBOIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parboil for English Language Learners
: to boil (a piece of food) for a short time often before cooking it fully in another way
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up parboil? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).