Translation of "simmer" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsɪm·ər/ us /ˈsɪm·ər/

to cook something so that it is very hot, but does not boil, or to be cooked in this way

cocer(se) a fuego lento
The soup needs to simmer for another hour.

(Translation of “simmer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈsimə/

to (cause to) cook gently at or just below boiling point

hervir a fuego lento
The stew simmered on the stove
Simmer the ingredients in water for five minutes.
simmer down phrasal verb

to calm down

calmar(se), tranquilizar(se)
She was struggling to get the child to simmer down.

(Translation of “simmer” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)