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Chiles Toreados (Padron Peppers with Soy Sauce)

These babies melt in your mouth and accompany any meal. The idea of this recipe is to give the pardon peppers a heightened taste of smokiness by steaming them in a bath of butter and soy sauce. If you like adding spice to your meals, try making these to give your meal that little extra bite.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 54kcal


  • 10 padron peppers
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Sea salt for sprinkling


  • Add butter to a hot frying pan, when the butter has melted add the peppers and drizzle with soy sauce.
  • Cook and stir the peppers until the skin is brown and blistered.
  • Remove the peppers from the pan, place on a plate and sprinkle with sea salt to taste.


  • If you cannot find padron peppers, use jalapenos! 


Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 705mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 620IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg