Spanish Padron Peppers

http://lakesidepizzeriawi.com/ Padron peppers are one of my favourite tapas dishes. They’re fresh, tender and although slightly bitter have an addictive quality. If you’re in a restaurant, make sure that you order a portion to yourself. 

http://dustinhallphotography.com/halifax-wedding-photographer-dustin-hall-sharon-brent-at-fox-harbr-during-hurricane-arthur/ Pardon peppers, also known as Pimientos de Padrón are from the Spanish municipality of Padrón in Galicia Spain. Most pardon peppers are mild but some can be quite hot, making eating them a bit like Russian roulette. Nevertheless I have never come across a hot one, touch wood. 

cheap prednisone 20mg It wasn’t until recently that I thought about making padron peppers at home and I don’t know why it took me so long. They’re the easiest dish to make and have become a firm favourite as a starter. They can be ready in less than 5 minutes so they’re great to snack on whilst waiting for the rest of your food to cook. I’ll try anything to stop myself from heading to the goody cupboard whilst waiting for dinner. 

If you’d like to try them for yourself then here’s the recipe. No culinary skills required. It’s super simple.

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Spanish Padron Peppers
Spanish Padron Peppers
Prep Time 1 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 130 grams padron peppers
  • 1/2 tsp course sea salt
Course Starter
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 1 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 130 grams padron peppers
  • 1/2 tsp course sea salt
Spanish Padron Peppers
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil over high heat in a pan large enough to fit the peppers in a single layer.
  2. Heat the oil until it is lightly smoking and then add the padron peppers.
  3. Cook the peppers until they're blistered on one side, this should take between 30 seconds to 1 minute. Next flip and shake the peppers and continue to cook until blistered all over and tender. This should take about 1 1/2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Transfer peppers to a serving plate and sprinkle over the coarse sea salt. Serve immediately.
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