Roasted Serrano Chiles

  • Serves

    serves 2-4

These chiles are a common bar snack in Monterrey.


  • 12-16 serrano chiles
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt


Step 1

Gently flatten chiles with the side of a large knife, then rub with a little oil. Roast chiles on a griddle or in a small cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, turning then as they blister and char, for 10-15 minutes. Transfer to a dish and season to taste with salt.

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