5 from 7 votes
1 in 30 padron peppers are hot. Cooked on the BBQ with lots of melted cheese all are so delicious!
Grilled Cheesy Chorizo Padron Peppers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Padron peppers cooked on the BBQ grill with cheese and chorizo. Leave the chorizo out for a vegetarian dish.

Course: Appetiser, Appetizer
Cuisine: Snack, Vegetables
Keyword: padron peppers
Servings: 2
Calories: 181 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 120 g Padron peppers 1 packet
  • 5 cm Chorizo Cut into 1cm chunks. Optional
  • 50 g cheddar cheese grated
  • 50 g mozzarella shredded
  1. Light the BBQ and leave to heat.
  2. Place a cast iron gratin dish on the bars, close the BBQ and allow it to heat.
  3. Add the oil, and once it starts to shimmer add the peppers.
  4. Close the BBQ so they get really hot.
  5. Check and turn the peppers from time to time.
  6. Once the peppers have started to blister add the chorizo, stir and allow to cook for a few minutes.
  7. Finally top with the mixed cheese. Allow the cheese to melt and to bubble and brown around the edges.
  8. Liberally season with salt.
Recipe Notes

Alternatively cook in a good pan on the hob.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Cheesy Chorizo Padron Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 186mg8%
Potassium 24mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Calcium 180mg18%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.