Blistered Shishito Peppers

Fresh shishito peppers blistered and served with a simple dipping sauce.

  • Author: Jessica Pinney
  • Prep Time: 4 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Japanese



12 ounces Shishito peppers

Sauce (optional)

2 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1 Tbsp Sesame Oil

1/2 Tbsp Chili Oil

1/2 Tbsp Lime Juice


Shishito Peppers

Preheat broiler at the highest setting for 5 minutes.

Place shishito peppers in a cast iron skillet. Place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes until skin is blistered, flip each pepper with tongs and cook another 3-4 minutes until the other side is blistered.

Remove peppers from skillet and serve with dipping sauce or toss with desired toppings (sesame oil, sea salt, etc).


Mix ingredients together in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to consume.