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Roasted Shishito Peppers Recipe

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Roasted Shishito Peppers Recipe | LaaLoosh

An easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer, these peppers are hard to stop at just one! Salty, savory, and occasionally spicy, they also make a delicious and healthy snack recipe.

Provided by: EasyRecipesCooking.com

Categories: Side Dish Recipes

Total time: 15 minutes

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2


2- 6 oz package of shishito peppers ((washed))
1 tsp avocado oil
1 tsp toasted sesame oil
¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
1 tsp rice vinegar
4 cloves garlic ((minced))


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 
  • In a large bowl, toss together the peppers, avocado oil, and garlic. Make sure all peppers are evenly coated.
  • Place peppers on prepared baking sheet, sprinkle with salt, and roast in oven for about 8-10 minutes, or until peppers are blistered and puffed.
  • To prepare dipping sauce:

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 141 kcal, CarbohydrateContent 22.8 g, ProteinContent 8.1 g, FatContent 2.6 g, SaturatedFatContent 0.4 g, SodiumContent 1064 mg, FiberContent 12.5 g, SugarContent 12.6 g, ServingSize 1 serving

Wood-Fired Blistered Shishito Peppers

Just a few ingredients, a cast iron pan, and a hot fire are all you need to make these Wood-Fired Blistered Shishito Peppers. One truly addictive dish that’s ready in minutes!

Provided by: EasyRecipesCooking.com

Total time: 12 minutes

Prep time: 2 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


1 pound cleaned shishito peppers
3 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon arugula flakes (optional)
1 whole lemon, sliced into 1/4” round slices


  • Preheat the wood-fired oven to 500F. Drizzle the bottom of a 12” cast iron pan with 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the peppers, lemon slices, and sprinkle over the seasoning. Drizzle on the remaining 2 tablespoon of oil.
  • Place the pan in the pizza oven about 12-15” away from the fire and cook for about 3 minutes. Using fire-safe gloves and tongs, pull the pan out, flip the peppers and push the pan back in, cooking for another 2-4 minutes or until the peppers start to blister and char.
  • Remove from the oven, plate, sprinkle with a pinch of salt if desired, and enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts:

ServingSize 7 peppers, Calories 121 calories, SugarContent 0.3 g, SodiumContent 390.4 mg, FatContent 10.5 g, SaturatedFatContent 1.5 g, TransFatContent 0 g, CarbohydrateContent 1.5 g, FiberContent 0.1 g, ProteinContent 1.8 g, CholesterolContent 5.3 mg

How do you cook Shishito peppers?

The most popular way to cook shishito peppers is to make Blistered Shishito Peppers in a skillet on the stovetop. We love this method, but we recently found that broiling is even easier! All you have to do is throw them in the broiler for a few minutes per side: no hot oil needed! Here’s what to know about how to make roasted shishito peppers:

How long to cook peppers in the oven?

Preheat the broiler to High. Toss the peppers in bowl with the toasted sesame oil and soy sauce. Place the peppers in a single layer on the baking sheet. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes, then flip and broil 3 to 5 minutes more until blackened on both sides. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with salt, to taste.

What to serve with Shishito peppers?

When the peppers are almost done, sprinkle a bit of sea salt, drizzle a squeeze of lemon, and top with any additional spices like furikake, tograshi, or sesame seeds. Finally, it’s time to make the spicy tahini dipping sauce that you will serve the shishito peppers with.

What are Shishito peppers?

Shishito peppers are a thin, bright green Asian variety of peppers with wrinkly skin. Shishito means “lion head pepper” in Japanese. The variety is used in Asian cuisine and more recently has become popular the US and around the world. Most shishito peppers are quite mild, but approximately 1 in 10 is spicy!

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