from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of stuffing of cooked, diced ingredients with a sauce, used especially for veal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Chopped meat, bread, etc., used to stuff legs of veal or other joints; stuffing; farce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Stuffing; farce; chopped meat or bread, etc., used to stuff legs of veal.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology. (French?)


  • Love its smokiness in Mexican dishes such as the shredded beef salad called salpicon and rich stewed meat dish called tinga.

    News -

  • We cool and shred it for tacos, salads and "salpicon" (with steamed veggies in homemade vinaigrette) on tostadas.

    Slow cooker recipes

  • And all along the sidewalk, you can buy mangoes, coconut juice, salpicon (a delicious fruit slurry) as the guys selling mystery-meats-on-a-stick fan their embers with their baseball caps.

    Bogotá's Ciclovia could teach Boris Johnson how to run a car-free capital

  • The stew is served with a salpicon, something like a relish, which is the typical accompaniment toYucatecan main dishes.

    Yucatecan Three-Meat Stew: Puchero Yucateco de Tres Carnes

  • Serve the stew in deep bowls, making sure that each person has some of each kind of meat, accompanied by the salpicon, sliced avocado, white rice, and roasted habanero chiles if desired.

    Yucatecan Three-Meat Stew: Puchero Yucateco de Tres Carnes

  • Tamales Curra's Grill Order varieties like pollo verde (chicken in a tomatillo sauce) or salpicon de jaiva (crab with tomato and olives) from this Austin landmark.


  • Today, salpicon de venado, a kind of cold venison salad, is eaten on the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (December 12) especially in Acanceh, whose name means "cry of the deer."

    Seasonal Dining: Mexican Wild Game - Part Two: Rabbit and Venison

  • Tonight's repast was chiles poblanos stuffed with tuna and potatoes, wrapped in lettuce, topped with marinated onion rings, tomatoes stuffed with a salpicon of fish, and jalapeños stuffed with frijoles.

    The Cuisine of Cuaresma

  • Chilean sea bass, sitting majestically on a bed of smoky chorizo rice garnished with a spicy crab salpicon, looked like an iceberg run aground.

    Dining out with Moira Hodgson

  • Moisten the salpicon with a good white sauce made with cream, a little lemon juice, pepper and salt.

    The Belgian Cookbook


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • The spirit is medley, not necessarily meat; see examples.

    January 6, 2011