Picada (Colombian cuisine)

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Picada or Picada Colombiana is a Colombian cuisine dish[1] prepared with pieces of steak, chicken, arepa, potato, yuca (cassava), morcilla, chorizo, chicharron, carne de cerdo and plantain. The ingredients are usually fried. The word picada means chopped in Spanish.[2] Often served on large platters, picadas are usually served at gatherings and for special occasions.

Other types of Colombian picada can include chopped seafood (such as picada del mar).[3]


  1. ^ Celebrating Latino Folklore page 806
  2. ^ "Colombian Fast Food Delicacies: The Picada | Bogota | NileGuide". nileguide.com. Archived from the original on 2019-02-21. Retrieved 2015-01-02.
  3. ^ McCausland-Gallo, P. (2004). Secrets of Colombian Cooking. Hippocrene Books, Incorporated. p. 103. ISBN 9780781810258. Retrieved 2015-01-02.

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