Padron peppers

Padron peppers
  • Serves icon Serves 4 as a snack or tapas
  • Time icon Hands-on time 5 min

A Spanish classic, these blistered little peppers offer an unbridled taste of sunshine on a plate and can be cooked from scratch in an instant. Just watch out for the occasional hot one…

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Nutrition: per serving

Calories
62kcals
Fat
5.7g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
0.5g
Carbohydrates
1.6g (1.5g sugars)
Fibre
1.3g
Salt
0.1g
Calories
62kcals
Fat
5.7g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
0.5g
Carbohydrates
1.6g (1.5g sugars)
Fibre
1.3g
Salt
0.1g

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250g padron peppers
  • Juice 1/2 lemon

Method

  1. Place a large frying pan over a high heat and add the olive oil. Once shimmering hot, tip in the padron peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes, tossing regularly, until blistered all over.
  2. Squeeze over the lemon juice, add a big pinch of salt and transfer to a serving dish. Enjoy as part of a larger array of tapas dishes, or alone with an ice-cold glass of sherry.

Recipe By

Tom Shingler

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