Blistered shishito peppers are a great appetizer you can find at a lot of restaurants right now. If you’re unfamiliar, shishito peppers are not spicy (maybe one out of a handful has a tiny kick to it), and their flesh is pretty thin. That means you can cook them at a super high heat, and they come together really quick.
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Ok, so 5 minutes may be pushing it with this one but it’s definitely doable with some shortcuts! Most of the time on this one is in making the spice mix (which can be substituted with just any oriental 5 spice powder) and chopping the garlic and ginger (which can be substituted with pre chopped versions). The actually cook of the peppers happens really quick, depending on how hot your stove can get.
Oriental 5-spice powder is naturally very fall-tasting, in my opinion. Clove, cinnamon and anise primarily responsible for that. The version I make veers off on the other two spices, subbing fennel seeds and Sichuan peppercorns for allspice berries and white peppercorns. Either one you use, the flavors are really perfect together.
Most often shishitos are green, but I found a sweeter, colorful variety at my farmer’s market and they were super fun in this dish. But regardless of the one you go with, I really think you’ll enjoy it. Have you had shishito peppers? Would love to know your thoughts!
Thanks for this recipe! Could I ask for a wok recommendation? We are looking for a new one as our current one is in bad shape and pretty basic.
Great recipe! I love shishitos and grew 8 plants this summer since I could never find them in my grocery store last year. I blister mine in a dry cast iron skillet, reduce the heat and cover until they are softened (generally under 5 minutes). I add a splash of aminos, a tsp or so of sesame oil and a generous squeeze of fresh lime. Toss it all with sea salt and black pepper and that’s it. Super easy and quick. And for heat, I’ll sometimes use ghost pepper salt or hawaiian smoked salt for a different flavor. Can’t wait to try your version, thank you!
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