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[mass noun] Coriander used as a seasoning or garnish:‘sour cream and chopped cilantro’
- ‘In a food processor, combine the black beans, salsa, lime juice, cilantro, and cumin.’
- ‘Fresh herbs such as cilantro or mint are generally added at the end of the cooking process, just before serving.’
- ‘Garnish soup with cilantro and serve tortilla chips on the side.’
- ‘Before serving, I tasted it again and added a bit more salt, chopped cilantro and lime juice.’
- ‘When used as a topping for rice noodles or in Oriental dipping sauces, cilantro and roasted peanuts often are chopped together.’
- ‘Garnish with the remaining sesame seeds and a few branches of cilantro.’
- ‘Fresh ginger, cilantro, mint and basil add flavor and aromas to dishes.’
- ‘Then she sprinkles everything with toasted black and white sesame seeds and cilantro.’
- ‘At dinner, the cayenne and cilantro will add color and make the dish pop, especially if served on white plates.’
- ‘He used several ingredients from our garden: tomatoes, chives, parsley, cilantro, and basil.’
- ‘It was eggplant baked with breadcrumbs and some kind of sauce and cilantro.’
- ‘Stuff the tomato cavities with the filling and garnish with cilantro.’
- ‘Sowings of spinach, cilantro, lettuce and some oriental greens will germinate and begin to grow.’
- ‘Arrange some tempura vegetables around the dish, drizzle with red bell pepper sauce, and garnish with fried cilantro.’
- ‘Had I really planned ahead, this could have been garnished with chopped parsley, cilantro or green onion.’
- ‘Soon we'll have baby carrots and lima beans to eat with our basil, rosemary, cilantro and parsley.’
- ‘Sprinkle the kaffir lime leaf over the squid salad and garnish the plate with cilantro leaves.’
- ‘These things are wonderful and have refreshing whack of cilantro and mint that kind of cleans the palate.’
- ‘Strain the oil and add chopped parsley and cilantro before serving.’
- ‘Sprinkle chopped fresh cilantro onto individual portions of butter chicken, if you like.’
1920s: from Spanish, from Latin coliandrum coriander.
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