Place the pepper on a hot grill. You can also hold it directly over the flame of a gas stove with heatproof tongs if a grill is not easily available
Grill the pepper turning every few minutes until it is well charred on all sides
Place the pepper in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let sit for 15-20 minutes
Cut the pepper in half and remove the seeds
Flatten the pepper and remove the skin with a knife
The skin should peel off easily
Cut the pepper into strips and use in your favorite recipe or store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator
You can easily substitute orange or yellow peppers for red. If you are using a gas stove, hold the pepper over the flame with heatproof tongs, turning every couple of minutes until charred on all sides.