Translation of mince in Spanish:


picar, v.

Pronunciation /mɪns//mɪns/

transitive verb

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    (onions/fruit) (en trozos menudos) picar
    (meat) moler
    (meat) picar Spain River Plate
    minced lamb carne de cordero molida feminine
    • Heat the butter in a pan and fry the finely minced onion to a light brown.
    • Mix together with a dash of lemon juice, plenty of salt to taste, a generous shake of dried red chili flakes and a finely minced green onion.
    • She said: ‘I was in the kitchen mincing some meat when I heard this terrific bang.’
    • I tried a coconut milk concoction called ‘Thai fire’ and a simple mixture of oil and minced garlic.
    • A typical example is minced beef cobbler, braised lambs' liver and onions, stuffed tomatoes, seafood flan salad or mixed side salad - all at a reasonable price.
    • And if you've ever tasted one of my tuna, pasta, vinegar, lemon, sweetcorn, chile, minced beef dishes, you'd be terrified at the idea.
    • Tip into a bowl and mix in the lemon zest, chopped herbs, minced veal, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
    • Tim dices the chicken, minces the onion, grates the ginger and mixes the meat with the spice and yogurt mixture.
    • A trace of this practice survives in the serving of toast fingers with plain cooked minced meat, an adaptation made to the original dish in the 18th century.
    • Add the mustard, minced lemon, caper mix, and parsley and pulse to combine.
    • It can be cooked and served cold in sauce or stir-fried with pepper oil and minced spring onion with a weak fragrance of the buckwheat.
    • Today, its crisped edges are soggy, and its corn, cheddar and minced fresh herbs are dry.
    • He minced some garlic by hand and scraped it in, added the lime juice, and puréed the concoction until it was a thin soup.
    • The potatoes are minced and mixed with chocolate.
    • Finely chop the onion, mince the garlic and put these in a large bowl with the lemon juice and oil.
    • Poultry, sausages and chopped or minced meat must always be thoroughly cooked.
    • I sliced bread, chopped celery and carrots, and minced sausage.
    • The meat was finely minced and flavored with cloves and bits of roasted pear, and when you mashed it up, it tasted like a sweet, exotic version of shepherd's pie.
    • More filling are the Buffalo Chicken Wings with hot garlic sauce and Nakamura's Half Moon, which has minced vegetables in seasoning.
    • Combine ground beef, minced garlic and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.

intransitive verb

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    (walk daintily)
    caminar con afectación
    caminar con amaneramiento
    she minced across the room cruzó la habitación caminando con afectación
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    (speak affectedly)
    hablar en tono amanerado
    hablar con afectación



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    carne molida feminine
    carne picada feminine River Plate Spain