Grilled Pimento Peppers

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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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  • 8 pimento peppers
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 2 limes – the zest


Brush the pimentos with olive oil and grill whole until the flesh is soft and blistered. Remove from the grill, place in a bowl and cover with cling film to steam the peppers – this will make peeling them easy.

After 5–10 minutes, remove the outer skin, reserving the liquid left behind. Cut the peppers lengthways without cutting all the way through one side (butterfly cut) and remove th