Easy Sesame Shishito Peppers Recipe

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Levi Cunningham Modified: March 22, 2022
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

Serves:

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.

Nutrition

  • 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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