Definition of precook
: to cook partially or entirely before final cooking or reheating
Examples of precook in a Sentence
He precooked the chicken before he grilled it.
The pasta should be precooked and allowed to cool.
Recent Examples of precook from the Web
Get Precooking I parboil potatoes, beets, and other hardy veggies about 80 percent of the way on my (indoor) stovetop before throwing them on the grill for a nice char.
These tiny pellets of semolina are precooked and dried, making them a tasty, quick-to-prepare side dish.
The RoadPro 12-Volt Portable Stove plugs into the outlet and can be used to heat (up to 300 degrees) all kinds of precooked food, from soup to frozen dinners.
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Definition of precook for English Language Learners
: to cook (food) partially or entirely at an earlier time
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