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Easy Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe - Andis Wines Sauvignon Blanc

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Delicious shishito peppers blistered over high heat that make the most delectable starter dish
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2 people


  • Large Nonstick Skillet
  • Silicone Tipped Tongs
  • Splatter Screen


  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 bag Shishito Peppers
  • 1 pinch Maldon Sea Salt
  • 1/2 lemon


  • Heat skillet over medium heat
  • Pour avocado oil in pan
  • After oil has heated, place in rinsed and dried shishitos in an even layer so they all touch the pan
  • Cook for 5 minutes
  • Flip and cook for another 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat and place in paper towel lined bowl to soak up any excess oil
  • Toss with squeeze of lemon juice & chunky sea salt flakes
  • Serve with your favorite sauce


Shishito peppers are petite and mild, with a delicate grassy flavor that comes alive with heat. Similar to padrón peppers, they taste amazing blistered where the skin almost looks too charred to eat. 
Keyword peppers, vegan, vegetarian