Pimientos de Padrón

Fried Padrón Peppers

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

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There is a Galician saying, ‘Os pimientos de Padrón, uns pican e outros non’, that roughly translates as ‘some Padrón peppers are hot, some are not’. These little peppers look deceptively like diminutive green capsicums. They are deep-fried and served with a little salt, both of which intensify their herbal sweetness. One in ten, however, is blisteringly hot. With the chances of crunching