In the middle of summer, who wants a labor-intensive recipe? Not me, that’s for sure. When I learned about shishito peppers this year, I knew I had to find them. Luckily for me, our Trader Joe’s sells bags of them for just under three dollars – a steal for a bag that could easily serve as an entire meal.
Delicious and quick to make, don’t miss your chance to eat these peppers. Their season is ending soon–get them while you still can! But be careful–some of the peppers can pack a spicy punch. While most are mild, one in every ten to fifteen peppers is a little bit hotter!
Blister them, season with salt and dip in soy sauce, sriracha, or whatever you like!
Blistered Shishito Peppers
- Shishito peppers
- sesame oil (or olive oil, but sesame gives a wonderful flavor!)
Heat sesame oil over high heat. Add shishitos and cook until blistered, about three to four minutes on each side. Once the peppers are adequately cooked, remove from heat and season with salt.
Accompany your peppers with soy sauce or another dip of your choice. Enjoy!