Grilled Padrón Peppers with Sea Salt

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Delicious Padrón peppers are originally from the area around the town of the same name in Galicia, in northwest Spain. At casual dinners, serve a heap of these addictive peppers, dusted with sea salt, on a rustic board.


Grilled Padrón Peppers with Sea Salt


1 lb. Padrón peppers

1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil

Maldon or other sea salt


Preheat a grill to high and oil grill rack. In a bowl, toss peppers with olive oil.


Grill peppers, turning occasionally with tongs, until skin has blistered on all sides, 3 to 4 minutes total. Season generously with salt and serve at once. Serves 4.

3 comments about “Grilled Padrón Peppers with Sea Salt

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  2. Tana Butler

    These don’t look at all like padróns at all. I am certain they aren’t. We’ve been growing them for years, and they are stubbier and more wrinkled than these. These look more like Shisito peppers. (A Google will show you what I mean.)

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