Smokin’ Padrón Peppers

August 22, 2016

Some like it hot...  These little Padrón Peppers have a mild sweet and complex flavor which is perfectly complimented by addition of Whiskey Oak Smoked Salt but just wait until you get the one hot one hiding in the batch.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


1 lb Padrón Peppers

2 tbsp Olive Oil

2-3 tsp Whiskey Oak Smoked Salt


1Heat 1 Tbsp of oil in cast iron pan until just starting to smoke

2Add enough peppers to form single layer in bottom of pan without crowding or stacking

3Cook, without stirring, until first side of pepper is browned/blistered than turn and continue to cook until all sides are blistered, about 4 minutes

4Remove peppers to bowl then add reserved 1 Tbsp olive oil, Whiskey Oak Smoked Salt (to taste), and toss to coat

Use the stem to pick up and eat.