Pimientos de Padrón

The famous Padrón peppers, often found on a table full of Spanish tapas, perfectly blistered and seasoned with sea salt flakes. An incredibly simple dish, perfect for a healthy snack or as part of a homemade tapas menu. Trust me, you will hardly need the recipe below, but if you have never made them before you might find it useful.

Fried Pimientos de Padrón

Serves 4 | Prep 5 minutes | Cook 5 minutes  | Easy | Vegan | Gluten-free

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These small chilli peppers are sweeter than most chillies, and aren’t usually spicy (though you can can get the occasional hot one).

For a serving for 4, simply wash and drain 250g Padrón peppers. Pat dry before frying in 2 tbsp heated olive oil for 5 minutes until they have blistered on all sides. Serve straight away, generously sprinkled with sea salt flakes. Serve on their own as a snack, or as part of other tapas.

 

Author: Em

I am a Bulgarian girl living in Glasgow. I love travelling and exploring, and of course, cooking. I especially love experimenting in the kitchen, trying out new tastes and flavours and incorporating food from everywhere in my kitchen.

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