Sautéed and Salted Gernika Peppers
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A very uniquely tasting pepper from Spain's Basque region. This simple appetiser (tapas) is a must try!
Recipe type: Appetiser, Snack, Tapas
Cuisine: Spanish
  • 24 fresh gernika peppers (the weight is just under 200 gms)*
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • medium coarse sea salt
  1. After rinsing the peppers make a small slit in each one. Heat a pan over medium heat, add the oil and allow to warm up. Place the peppers inside the pan but do not crowd them. Allow each pepper to blister and soften. Remove from pan, into a serving dish and sprinkle sea salt over the chiles. Serve right away.
*If gernika peppers are not available use padron chiles.
Recipe by Spicie Foodie ™ at