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Oils used in Stir Frying

The process of stir frying requires oil with a high smoking point. The smoking point of a particular oil is the temperature at which that oil begins to burn. For stir frying we need to cook with oils that can withstand high temperatures without burning. Following are the oils that are best suited for stir frying:

Note that sesame oil is used in stir frying for only for flavor and it is always added at the end of the cooking process. Its smoking point is very low and would burn if used to cook with.

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