Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil when cooking stir fry?

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It's not a great substitution for stir fries, primarily because olive oil has a lower smoking point than vegetable oil, meaning it will begin smoking a lot before the pan would be as hot as you'd require it to be for a stir fry. The second reason is that olive oil has a distinctive taste which is prevalent in Mediterranean food, but never in Asian food.
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Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil?

Yes, you can substitute olive oil for vegetable oil, but not for all dishes. Olive oil has a strong taste. You would probably not want to use olive oil in most Indian cooking and definitely not in baking. Make sure that the taste of olive oil is compatible with your other ingredients.

Can olive oil be substituted for vegetable oil in a cake receipe?

Never heard of that one. A common substitute though is Apple Sauce. Replace apple sauce for the vegetable oil and you will get a much moister cake. The proof is in the taste ... try it, you'll like it.. You can definitely do it however: I'm eating a piece of cake made with it right now!

Can you deep fry with olive oil?

You can, but you have to be much more careful with olive oil than many other types of oil when deep-frying, and the type of olive oil also matters. Extra virgin olive oil, for example, is not generally a good choice for deep-frying because it has a fairly low smoke point (374 F), which means that ( Full Answer )

Is there a substitute for olive oil?

There is less flavor to your ingredient if you use vegetable oil for a substitute, but definitely works. The texture of what your making will come out the same with vegetable as in olive oil.

Can you mix olive oil and vegetable oil When frying?

Yes, However, Olive oil (especially virgin olive oil) is spoiled by the high temperatures when frying and it is therefore better to use corn oil or groundnut oil for frying and adding a little olive oil at the end just before serving the dish/food - this way the olive oil flavor is fresh.

Can olive oil be used for frying?

Olive oil CAN be used for frying, but you must have a HIGH quality, Virgin or Extra Virgin olive oil before attempting to cook with it. Various industry sources tend to place the Smoke Point of High Grade olive oil at around 400 degrees Fahrenheit and most frying is done somewhere UNDER 375 degrees, ( Full Answer )

What is the best olive oil for frying?

\n"Light" olive oil will smoke less than "Virgin" olive oils and be fine for most frying purposes. If you want more flavor, you can use mid grade (virgin but not extra virgin), but be careful with the temperature. The highest grades are usually used for direct consumption such as in salad dressing ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil for cooking?

A qualified YES, if you are cooking vegetables, meat etc - things that the taste of olive oil won't interfere with. However, in sweets - cakes etc. the taste of the olive oil is too overpowering, so I wouldn't recommend it.

Can you replace vegetable oil with olive oil when cooking?

yes it wont make a difference ................................ There will be a difference in flavor. Olive oil has a distinctive olive flavor, mild to strong depending on the grade of oil, which will be noticeable in the finished dish. Vegetable oil typically is neutral in flavor.

Can you substitute olive oil with vegetable oil for baking and frying?

Yes, to some extent. The taste of olive oil will be noticeable in the final product, so olive oil can only be used in products where that taste will be acceptable. Olive oil also has a lower smoke point than other oils, so it is not appropriate for frying at high temperatures.

Can you substitute vegetable oil for olive oil in a salad dressing?

yes you can but it completely changes and disrupts the taste of the dressing another response: Yes, but you need to consider the flavor of the salad dressing. Olive oil has a distinctive flavor, so if you use a different oil, your salad dressing will be less flavorful. Another response: The ( Full Answer )

Can you fry fish in olive oil?

Yes. Many people are choosing to do this, as opposed to using oils which aren't as healthy.

Can you substitute margarine for olive oil?

Sometimes. If you plan to fry with it it should work. You can't make salad dressings with margarine but olive oil is usually used for dressing. So it won't always work.

Which is the best cooking oil for frying?

For frying the best oil to use is one with a high smoking point; oils like sunflower oil, peanut oil or grapeseed oil is best to use.

What can you substitute for olive oil?

any other oil will be fine ; so like canola oil, rice oil, peanut ect. you can also use margerine or butter. hope that helped

Can you fry food in olive oil?

Yes you can fry in olive oil, but you must take care as olive oil burns a lot easier than vegetable or sunflower oil. you must not use extra virgin olive oil for frying or cooking as it burns far too fast and will turn into bad fats, keep extra virgin olive oil for salad dressings or coating potatoe ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute olive oil for coconut oil?

No, both are entirely different by nature. And both gives completely different taste, smell, flavour when applied in any dish or preparation. For example take the case of mayonnaise. which if prepared by olive oil tasted great. but tastes funny and odourful if prepared with coconut oil. same way, ta ( Full Answer )

Which oil is healthier to fry in olive oil or canola oil?

CANOLA OIL This oil originated in Canada and has became known as the Canadian oil, or canola. Canola oil is second only to flaxseed oil as the highest vegetable source of the essential omega-3 fatty acids. Like flax oil, it contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, but in a different ratio. Ca ( Full Answer )

When baking can you substitute vegetable oil for cooking oil?

"Cooking oil" is actually a broad term for purified fat derived from plants which is normally liquid at room temperature. "Vegetable oil," when used to label a cooking oil product may refer to a specific oil like rapeseed oil or to a blend of different oils. Not all vegetable oils are edible - some ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute vegetable oil for olive oil to get rid of lice?

I have used olive oil to get rid of head lice. Instead of using the typical pesticides, I slathered on some olive oil and let it sit for 20-30 minutes. Then using a fine tooth comb to get rid of the lice and nits. Shampoo the oil out of the hair. It may take a couple of latherings. Hair will be supe ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute vegetable oil for olive oil in making brownies?

If the idea of chocolate-covered olives sends you into paroxysms of delight, by all means go ahead and use olive oil. Please label these sinister things, though, so that normal humans know to avoid them. I suggest "sediment of foul evil", though "olive oil brownies" is probably sufficient.

Can you substitute coconut oil for vegetable oil?

It depends on the recipe. If the recipe requires a large proportion of vegetable oil and you're hoping to substitute it with coconut oil it is not a good idea since coconut oil has a distinctive taste which will overpower the whole dish. Generally, it is a good idea to substitute vegetable oil with ( Full Answer )