Translation of skewer in Spanish:

skewer

pincho, n.

Pronunciation /ˈskjuːə//ˈskjuər/

noun

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    pincho masculine
    (for kebabs etc) pincho masculine
    (for kebabs etc) brocheta feminine
    (for kebabs etc) brochette feminine River Plate
    • When hot, place the paneer skewers on it and grill for three to four minutes, turning them regularly, until lightly charred all over.
    • Kebab is the common word for meat roasted in pieces or slices on a skewer or as meatballs on a grill.
    • The most famous dish of Turkish origin is the shish kebab, pieces of lamb grilled on a skewer.
    • Pierce the skin with a metal skewer and check that the juices contain no sign of blood.
    • Pieces of lamb threaded on a skewer and grilled over hot charcoal is known around the world as shish kebab.
    • In the middle of my dinner, some waiters emerged carrying a stick, on top of which many skewers of meat, seafood and vegetable balls had been inserted.
    • The large skewer of marinated lamb pieces came with a mint and honey sauce combination which was described as ‘unusual but very good’ by an appreciative diner.
    • Warm the barbecue up to medium heat and place the skewers on the grill.
    • Boneless cubes of lamb are marinated in spicy yogurt and arranged with vegetables on metal skewers.
    • Peppers and tomatoes can be barbecued on the skewers between meat pieces.
    • Meat skewers range from chicken yakitori to leg of lamb to beef tongue.
    • You can check the cake is cooked by inserting a metal skewer into its centre, which should come out clean.
    • Lili's lemon sole was accompanied by peeled prawns grilled kebab-style on skewers and a generous selection of boiled new potatoes.
    • Alternatively, you can use normal metal skewers.
    • Secure each piece with a wooden skewer and place on a parchment-lined sheet pan.
    • Grill skewers of cubed meat or poultry with colourful vegetables.
    • Metal skewers should be used for kebabs as wood can catch light, another benefit of metal is that it aids cooking.
    • It melts well, and is sometimes grilled on skewers with pieces of vegetable.
    • Thread the pieces of chicken in a zig-zag fashion on to the metal or bamboo skewers and set to one side.
    • Brochette is a posh way of referring to lumps of meat stuck on a skewer.

transitive verb

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    (meat/fish/kebabs) ensartar en un pincho
    (meat/fish/kebabs) ensartar en una brocheta
    • As she waited for the meat to prepare, she skewered a lump of pale golden paraphernalia roasting at the fire.
    • Wiley found a couple of long thin sticks to skewer the fish.
    • When we came from London to see how the renovations for the house were shaping up we found the builders skewering freshly marinated meat for a barbecue and a popping open a bottle of rosé.
    • Kris snorted quite audibly, then skewered the meat on a stick.
    • Many of the apples are being skewered onto sticks creating an even more dangerous hazard.
    • She passed him a stick on which bite-sized chunks of meat had been skewered.
    • Eleanor watched him feed the fire and then skewer the fish and immediately set the over the fire.
    • Her spear had a longer reach, and he was skewered.
    • Local lore has it that the fish were once so plentiful that it was possible to skewer them with hay forks.
    • Each item was skewered on a cocktail stick and laid like sun rays around the plate, which also had a flower intricately carved out of turnip for decoration.