Pan Seared Padron Peppers with Honey Soy Sesame Dipping Sauce
Recipe type: Side
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Serves: 1-2 servings
Padron peppers pan seared and served with a honey sesame soy dipping sauce. These pan seared padron peppers with honey soy sesame dipping sauce is perfect as an appetizer or as a side.
  • 1 pint padron peppers
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic (optional)
Honey Soy Sesame Dipping Sauce
  • 1½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sambal Oelek (optional)
  1. Lightly toss the padron peppers with sesame oil and salt.
  2. In a medium sized skillet, add a little bit of olive oil over low to medium heat and allow it to heat for about a minute. Carefully add the padron peppers to the skillet and sear the padron peppers until browned and blistered. Turn the peppers until all sides are seared. You can also add minced garlic for more flavor.
  3. In a small bowl, add honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, and a little Sambal Oelek (if you like spicy) then whisk until well incorporated.
  4. Served the pan seared padron peppers with honey soy sesame dipping sauce.
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