Chicharrón de chile serrano or crispy serrano peppers are delightfully crispy and wicked hot...perfect for topping anything that needs extra spice!  Plus, this quick condiment can be ready in just ~10 minutes!

Hungry yet? Let’s get cooking!

Ingredient List

– 1/3 cup vegetable oil – 7 serrano peppers, sliced into thin rounds, ~2/3 cups – 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced – Salt to taste

Fry peppers


Heat oil over medium heat and fry the pepper rounds until they start to change color, ~2-3 minutes. 

Add garlic and reduce heat


Reduce the heat to low, add sliced garlic to the skillet and continue to fry, ~4 minutes more.

Remove from heat and enjoy!


Once the peppers and garlic are crispy and brown, remove from heat to a serving bowl and enjoy! Add salt to taste!