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What is the correct adjective to describe when something is fried for too long or at a high heat? To fry "strong"? To fry "hard"? Can't pick the word that would sound authentic.

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    I don't think there is a specific word for it, but you could say that something is burnt, black or overcooked, though I would interpret the last as boiled for too long rather than fried for too long.
    – JavaLatte
    Commented Apr 2, 2018 at 12:50

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Are participles allowed? If so, an adverb plus the participle are idiomatic: for example, over fried or badly fried or excessively fried. In many contexts, charred, over cooked, or burnt would also work.

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