Grilled Sesame-Soy Shishito Peppers Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 25, 2022
Grilled Sesame-Soy Shishito Peppers Recipe

How To Make Grilled Sesame-Soy Shishito Peppers

This grilled shishito peppers recipe is easy and quick to make, with the peppers marinated in sesame oil and soy sauce, for a spicy and salty appetizer.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Marinate Time: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1tbspsesame oil
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • ½tspginger,finely grated
  • ½tspgarlic,grated
  • 8ozshishito peppers,rinsed
  • salt,to taste


  1. Whisk together the sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl. Add the shishito peppers and toss to combine.

  2. Let marinate for 15 to 20 minutes, tossing occasionally.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and heat a grill pan.

  4. Remove the peppers from the marinade, letting excess marinade drip back into the bowl.

  5. Place the peppers on the grill pan and cook, tossing every 1 to 2 minutes, until evenly charred for 5 to 7 minutes.

  6. Return the peppers to the bowl with marinade and toss. Sprinkle with salt, if desired.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 44.24kcal
  • Fat: 3.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.99g
  • Fiber: 1.01g
  • Sugar: 1.38g
  • Protein: 0.84g
  • Sodium: 221.51mg
  • Calcium: 7.66mg
  • Potassium: 119.06mg
  • Iron: 0.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 10.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 45.71mg
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