A "grilled" dish is cooked on a metal grill that's laid over flames. You call food that's cooked this way "grilled ___". For example:
Other styles of cooking that are sometimes included in the name of a dish include:
- "Roasted" things are cooked in an oven.
roasted red pepper hummus
- "Sauteed" food is cooked in a pan on high heat.
steak withsauteed mushroom
- "Stir-fried" food is cooked in a Chinese-style pan called a wok. The ingredients are cut thinly and cooked quickly.
stir fried vegetables
- "Steamed" food is cooked in a container that sits over boiled water.