Definition of salpicon in English:


Syllabification: sal·pi·con
Pronunciation: /ˌsalpiˈkän


A mixture of finely chopped ingredients bound in a thick sauce and used as a filling or stuffing.
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  • For the lobster salpicon use a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and toss well to coat.
  • To make the salpicon, heat the oil in a skillet. Add the onion, meat, cilantro, tomato, oregano, and salt and pepper, and simmer for at least 20 minutes, or until the meat is fully cooked through.
  • Scoop out the insides of the eggs lightly with a vegetable spoon, and fill them with a fine salpicon of crawfish mingled with thick tartar sauce.


via French from Spanish, from salpicar 'sprinkle (with salt)'.

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