If you can't find Padron peppers, any small fresh pepper will work, especially jalapeno or red Fresno chile peppers.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
1 day
total:
1 day
Servings:
2
Yield:
1 quart
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place peppers in the skillet; cook and stir until peppers are shiny and lightly blistered, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer whole hot peppers to 1 quart mason jar and press down.

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  • Combine white vinegar, sugar, garlic, black peppercorns, and red pepper flakes in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, remove from heat. Pour mixture over peppers into mason jar, leaving about 1/2-inch head space. Screw on 2-piece top; let seal over 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts

332 calories; protein 6g 12% DV; carbohydrates 78.5g 25% DV; fat 1.9g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 20.5mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (14)

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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2013
We've made these twice using banana peppers and serranos. The sweetness makes these addicting and the spice of the serrano blends nicely with the flavors. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2013
We've made these twice using banana peppers and serranos. The sweetness makes these addicting and the spice of the serrano blends nicely with the flavors. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/26/2012
Super easy and very good. I have a huge pepper crop this year and am making lots of these. great on sandwiches pizza nachos. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/23/2014
The Best the Best the Best EVER Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2012
Amazing! I used this for a rainbow assortment of peppers. It was a HUGE hit with my family! Thank You for sharing it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2014
people, who made this, can you tell me please: 3 cups of vinegar is not too much? Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
08/30/2012
At last something else to do with our abundance of Padron's! This recipe was a hit at deer camp with my husband and his hunting buddies. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/27/2012
I'm making this review just after making these. My pepper crop this year is Amazing! This recipe is by far the easiest thing I've ever done! If the peppers turn out right- It will be the best recipe ever!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/28/2015
I used Jalapeno peppers i did not add pepper flakes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/06/2014
Made this yesterday. Added yellow orange and red peppers with onions to the jalapeños. It reduced the heat and the Big Guy loved that because hot peppers make him perspire. These had just the right amount of heat for both of us! Read More
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