calamansi

noun
ca·​la·​man·​si | \ ˌkä-lə-ˈmän-sē How to pronounce calamansi (audio) \
variants: or kalamansi
plural calamansi or kalamansi

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There’s a trickle of vinegar and lemon in lieu of calamansi, but salt is in ascendance. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "A Filipino Specialty Best Paired With a Brew in the East Village," 5 July 2018 Finger foods like his lemongrass-adobo fried chicken wings, served with a calamansi schmaltz, will find a place on the table. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Magazine, "What to Expect at Ma’am Sir, Silver Lake’s Newest Filipino Restaurant and Bar," 31 May 2018 The hardboiled egg is topped with a dollop of egg salad that consists of a complex mixture of shrimp gravy, chicharron, smoked fish, annatto, fish sauce, and calamansi, a sweet and tangy citrus fruit. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Magazine, "What to Expect at Ma’am Sir, Silver Lake’s Newest Filipino Restaurant and Bar," 31 May 2018 Recipes might include sluices of soy sauce and calamansi and toppings of shrimp heads, quail eggs, shucked oysters or chicharron. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "Filipino Food Finds a Place in the American Mainstream," 12 Mar. 2018 Stir in the calamansi juice, garlic, pepper and ketchup until well incorporated. Bonnie S. Benwick, sacbee, "The lost art of cutting up a chicken," 29 Aug. 2017 Stir in the calamansi juice, garlic, pepper and ketchup until well incorporated. Bonnie S. Benwick, sacbee, "The lost art of cutting up a chicken," 29 Aug. 2017 Stir in the calamansi juice, garlic, pepper, and ketchup until well incorporated. Philly.com, "BBQ Chicken Skewers," 24 Aug. 2017 Stir in the calamansi juice, garlic, pepper and ketchup until well incorporated. The Washington Post, NOLA.com, "How to cut up a whole chicken: Reclaiming this lost art," 18 Aug. 2017

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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