Its that time of year, when you’ll find the tasty padron pepper for sale at the Santa Barbara’s Farmers Market.
Duo Events was kind enough to provide this recipe for a quick snack with this diminutive, little pepper. Enjoy!
To serve 4-6 people you’ll need:
-1 pound of padron or shishito peppers (source from your local farmers market or specialty grocer).
-2 Tablespoons good quality olive oil
-1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
-Zest of 1/2 Lemon
Heat a large, heavy bottomed sauté pan over high heat (cast iron works great for this). Add the olive oil and peppers. Saute for 1-2 minutes (the peppers should blister) – some spots will brown or blacken, do not worry, this is what you are looking for. Toss with sea salt and lemon zest. Enjoy with friends (warning these are addictive, you may want to double the recipe!).