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Padron peppers in a bowl with ginger garlic and lime zest.
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Easy, Garlicky Padrón Peppers with Ginger and Lime

These garlicky Padron peppers are cooked in olive oil and finished with a mixture of fresh ginger, garlic and lime zest. They're quick to prepare, healthy and incredibly easy to make.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 110kcal
Cost $4/ 3€


  • 200 g Padrón peppers
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 20 ml olive oil
  • ½ pc lime zest
  • Maldon salt to finish or fleur de sel


  • Rasp the garlic, ginger and lime zest into a small bowl with half of the olive oil. Mix well.
    The ginger garlic and lime olive oil.
  • Heat a saute pan over medium-low heat. Fry the peppers until they begin to blister and be careful not to burn the olive oil.
    Cook until they swell and break down slightly - about 5 minutes.
    Blistering the peppers in the pan with olive oil.
  • Once all sides of the peppers are blistered, shut off the heat and wait 30 seconds.
    Season generously with the Maldon sea salt and add 1-2 tsp of the ginger/garlic/lime zest mixture. Quickly toss everything together to prevent the garlic from burning.
    The padron peppers with the ginger garlic and lime zest mixture.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Padron peppers in a bowl with ginger garlic and lime zest.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 81mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg
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