chile-relleno

chile relleno

[ruh-yey-noh, ruhl-yey]
noun, plural chiles rellenos [ruh-yey-nohz, ‐nohs] .
a green chili pepper stuffed with cheese or meat, dipped in batter, and fried.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish: stuffed chili pepper

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