- The definition of chile relleno is a Mexican dish made from a stuffed green chile that has been breaded, fried, and topped with sauce.
An example of chile relleno is a dish served in a Mexican restaurant with rice and beans.
A dish of chile relleno with rice and beans.
chile relleno definition by Webster's New World
a Mexican dish of a green chile, usually hot, stuffed as with cheese or a meat mixture, then breaded and fried and served usually with a sauce