From blistered to seared, sauteed and stuffed, these Shishito Pepper recipes will surely make you salivate!
Have you spotted these slender, finger-length green pods with a wrinkled skin? Shishito peppers have been popping up in the restaurant scene for the past several years, and if you go out to eat on a semi-regular basis, you’ve probably seen them.
Best of all, they’re simple to prepare!
Below you will find 10 simple ways to prepare Shishito Peppers.
Pro tip: Puncture each pepper with a small hole before cooking — This will allow steam to vent from the peppers as they cook and keep them from splitting.
Grab the stem, pop the pepper in your mouth, take a bite, then smile.
Shishitos are great to share at summer parties. Typically offered as a starter, they can also be used in side dishes and salads.
Shishito pepper roundup:
Shishito Pepper Burger