Hervir (hierve) Boil
Hervir a fuego lento Simmer
Durante 20 minutes for 20 minutes
Freir (frito) fry
…en poco aceite shallow fry
…en aceite abundante deep fry
No es necesario descongelar no need to defrost
Calentar (calor, caliente) heat
Calentar al horno heat in the oven
Precalentar el horno pre-heat the oven
Escurrir strain / drain
Verter (vierte) pour
Verter lentamente pour slowly
Remover (remueve) stir
Pelar peel, skin
Cocer (cocido) cook (cooked)
Cocer al horno bake
Asar (asado) roast
Dar la vuelta turn
Dorado /dorada golden brown
Cuchara / cucharada spoon / spoonful
Cucharita / cucharadita teaspoon /teaspoonful
Conservar en lugar fresco y seco Keep in a cool, dry place
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