Spanish Fried Peppers (Pimientos de Padron)
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A very popular Spanish tapas recipe for fried sweet peppers. It’s the very famous Pimientos de Padron.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 2
  • 8-10 Padron peppers.
  • 3-4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Rock salt.
  1. Wash the peppers with cold water and dry them using a kitchen towel.
  2. Add the olive oil on a frying pan and heat it up on medium-high heat. Add the Padron peppers and fry them until their skin becomes dark and blisters start to form. This should take 1-2 minutes.
  3. Place the peppers on a plate and sprinkle the rock salt on top.
  4. Bon appetit!
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