I am always looking for fun and exciting ways to add heat to a meal. I put it in my sangrias, popsicles and pretty much everywhere. Well, sometimes I just want to go straight to the source.
These lovely grilled Padron peppers are the perfect example. Sweet, slightly spicy and very tasty … they were made to be grilled! You can eat them straight or put them on a taco, sandwich or how about a grilled cheese?
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Grilled Peppers with Lime and Salt
- 1 pound Padron peppers
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Toss the Padron peppers with one tablespoon of olive oil and lime juice.
- Lay them out on the grill, preferably such that each pepper is in contact with the grill. Placing them in a pile will only take longer to grill them.
- Grill them until they are charred and blistering on each side. They will even wilt a little. While you are doing this, take time to enjoy the sound of those peppers sizzling. Such a lovely sound! It makes me hungry just hearing it.
- Transfer the peppers back to the same bowl you originally tossed them in and now add the salt, tossing them again.
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