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pupu platter

noun

an assortment of appetizers, esp. in Hawaiian or Oriental cuisine

Examples

A typical pupu platter, as found in American Chinese cuisine, might include an egg roll, spare ribs, chicken wings, chicken fingers, beef teriyaki, skewered beef, fried wontons, crab rangoon, and fried shrimp.

Word Origin

1960; fr. Hawaiian, 'chicken, fish, or banana served with kava'

Usage Note

cooking

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