Padron Peppers In Olive Oil And Sea Salt

padron peppers
Traditional Spanish Tapas bar fare; small padron peppers are lightly fried in olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt.
  • Prep11 min |
  • Total22 min |
  • Serves11


    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 30 padron peppers
    • Sea Salt


Rinse peppers and pat dry on paper toweling.

Heat olive oil in a heavy pan until it just begins to smoke. Add peppers and saute, stirring constantly utill the peppers brown and blister.

Remove with a slotted spoon and place on paper toweling to absorb excess oil.  Sprinkle with sea salt to taste and serve warm.

To eat, pick up a pepper by the stem, bite down on the pepper and pull the stem out and discard on your plate.
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