Easy Sesame Shishito Peppers Recipe

Easy Sesame Shishito Peppers Recipe

How To Make Easy Sesame Shishito Peppers

Shishito peppers are mild compared to its Latin American variations but it still packs a kick and rich in umami. Roast it with sesame seeds as an appetizer.

Preparation: 1 minute
Cooking: 4 minutes
Total: 5 minutes



  • 2tspcanola oil,or vegetable oil
  • 6ozshishito peppers
  • sea salt and black pepper,to taste
  • ½tspsesame oil,toasted
  • ½tspsoy sauce
  • ½tspsesame seeds,toasted


  1. Heat a heavy-bottomed saute pan or cast iron pan over high heat for a few minutes until it is hot.

  2. Add canola oil and shishito peppers and season with a generous pinch of salt and black pepper.  Immediately toss to combine.  

  3. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes, tossing every few seconds until the peppers are mostly charred on all sides.

  4. Remove from heat and transfer the peppers to a serving bowl.  Toss with sesame oil and soy sauce until the peppers are evenly coated, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  5. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 36.22kcal
  • Fat: 3.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.30g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.18g
  • Fiber: 0.81g
  • Sugar: 1.03g
  • Protein: 0.50g
  • Sodium: 108.17mg
  • Calcium: 8.79mg
  • Potassium: 80.92mg
  • Iron: 0.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 34.19mg
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