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Pimientos de Padron

These mild chillies hail from Padron in a northwestern province of Spain. Lightly fried and finished off with a sprinkle of sea salt, they're the perfect quick addition to any tapas or dinner spread.
Pimientos de Padron recipe
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Ingredients

Method

1.Rinse the peppers under cold water; pat dry with paper towel.
2.Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok over a high heat. When the oil is beginning to shimmer on the surface, add the peppers; toss for a few minutes or until slightly charred.
3.Transfer peppers to a plate and sprinkle with sea salt flakes. Serve immediately.

Padron peppers are small fresh chillies that are mild, though some can be a little hot. They are available from some greengrocers. If unavailable, you can use banana chillies or mini capsicums. Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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