Definition of poblano in English:

poblano

noun

  • A large dark green chilli pepper of a mild-flavoured variety.

    • ‘Use thicker-fleshed chiles, such as poblanos, and allow their skin to blacken and blister without burning through the flesh.’
    • ‘Add the poblano pepper and onion and sauté for one minute.’
    • ‘Add the chicken stock, poblano chilies, and corn and stir to combine.’
    • ‘Scatter the strips of poblano, bacon, and sage leaves over apples.’
    • ‘Don't miss the mole poblano, a chicken mole dish made with chocolate (of course) and hot peppers.’
    • ‘We have a lunch of poblanos stuffed with crab.’
    • ‘Remove from the heat, add the onion, green pepper, poblano pepper, jalapeño pepper, bay leaf, and crab in a medium bowl and mix to c combine.’
    • ‘Accompanying the snapper is a tasty blend of barely spicy rice with hints of smooth cotilla cheese, poblanos, mint and scallion.’
    • ‘Add the poblano and potatoes and stir until incorporated.’
    • ‘The dish consists of a poblano stuffed with meat and pine nuts, covered in a walnut and cream sauce and decorated with parsley and pomegranate seeds: the red, white and green of the Mexican flag.’
    • ‘Across from the main plaza, Mi Casa serves mole poblano and other Mexican specialties.’
    • ‘Large, mild chiles such as poblanos, in particular, are often roasted and peeled before they're used, as they are in the Poblano Gravy and Cauliflower Gratin in our Thanksgiving menu.’

Origin

Spanish.

Pronunciation

poblano

/pɒˈblɑːnəʊ/