pico de gallo

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pi·co de gal·lo

 (pē′kō də gä′yō)
A relish made of raw, chopped tomatoes, onions, hot chili peppers, and cilantro with lime juice, used in Latin American cuisine.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, rooster's beak (perhaps from the resemblance of the chopping of the ingredients to the pecking of a rooster as it breaks food into pieces) : pico, beak; see pico- + de, of (from Latin , from, off; see de—) + gallo, rooster (from Latin gallus; see gal- in Indo-European roots).]
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Pico de Gallo When you get your basket of chips upon sitting down, ask for a side of fresh, pico de gallo instead of sad-looking salsa.
The crustacean concoction is topped with cabbage, pico de gallo, guacamole and a snowfall of Mexican cheese.
Signature dishes include Tabbouleh salad with sumac prawns, pomegranate, tomato and lemon Tortellini filled with artichoke, baked tofu, roasted nuts, edamame beans, pesto with coconut veloute Homemade squid ink burger with Pico De Gallo, guacamole, Australian prime ground beef, citrus BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese and jalapeao cilantro Coconut stuffed Sri Lankan crepes with strawberries, pine nuts and honey ice cream amongst others.
AGUA CHILE VERDE SAUCE WITH CUCUMBER PICO DE GALLO CHEF: Maylin Chavez RESTAURANT: Olympia Oyster Bar LOCATION: Portland SERVES 12 OYSTERS AGUA CHILE VERDE SAUCE 1 bunch cilantro leaves and stems 1/2 cup lime juice 1 small serrano chile Salt to taste CUCUMBER PICO DE GALLO 1 English cucumber, peeled, deseeded, and diced 1/2 cup minced red onion 3 serrano chiles, minced and deseeded 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves and stems, finely chopped 1 small nob fresh ginger, grated Salt to taste Juice of 1 lime 1.
The Christmas Cracker Burrito is a blackened bang bang chicken burrito with a festive twist and it's served with spicy Cajun rice and dips of guacamole, pomegranate pico de gallo and sour cream.
Coyote's nachos is served with house fried chips, topped with shredded cheese, Mexican black beans, pico de gallo, and guacamole drizzled with garlic crema.
Tater tots are loaded with banana peppers, jalapenos, sour cream, green onions, chipotle mayo, and pico de gallo.
Carne Asada tacos are ordered and arrive do-it-yourself style, with sliced dry aged skirt steak in a pico de gallo salsa and individual pots of guacamole, a suspiciously lumpy soured cream and what looks like pickled red onion slices.
| Halloumi and Avocado Muffin with Pico de Gallo Ever thought about having cheese for breakfast?
Meanwhile, homemade Mexican red onions, pico de gallo and cheese sauce will add to the flavour, and you will be able to spice it up if you like a bit of heat.
Its breakfast menu includes the Halloumi and Avocado Muffin which comes with Pico de Gallo for [pounds sterling]8.