Definitions for "Crisp-tender"
Keywords:  tender, cook, ube, mince, vegetables
the state of a cooked food, especially vegetables, which would offer slight resistance to a knife or tooth ube to cut food into cubes about 1/2 inch across (larger than dice or mince)
Description of doneness for vegetables cooked so they retain some of their crisp texture.
cook until crispy on the outside but still tender on the inside.