Pili-pili recipes abound. Make your version according to personal preference, with whatever hot peppers look tastiest at your farmer’s market or in your summer garden.
While fire-engine hot chili peppers are traditional, I’ve made a very mild version for our meal, utilizing poblano and jalapeño peppers. In my version the lemon and garlic dominate – heat is simply a light background note. To make this recipe a little spicier, leave the jalapeño seeds in. Also, substitute a couple of Anaheim, habenero or your favorite potent pepper for the Poblano.