noun (plural serranos)
A small green chilli pepper of a very hot variety.
- With their slightly fruity taste and delayed bite, serranos are ideal for fresh salsas like pico de gallo.
- Jalapenos turn red; serranos can go red, orange, brown, or yellow.
- She indicated a divided tray containing pico de gallo, yogurt, sour cream, pickled serranos, green olives stuffed with bits of manzana, fresh tomatoes, and guacamole.
From Spanish, literally 'of the mountains, highlander'.
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