Frieda's Specialty Produce - Shishito Peppers

Overview

What is a Shishito Pepper?

  • This mild and sweet fresh chile has a thin wall with a bright green, bumpy skin and is completely edible, including the seeds. However, about 1 out of 10 peppers could be of medium heat.

How to Eat

  • Charring brings out the flavors of these mild peppers. For a quick appetizer, roast them in a pan, in the oven, or on the grill until they’re blistered and brown. Sprinkle with sea salt. Also use as a condiment or chop into salads, tomato sauces or seafood dishes.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose chiles with smooth, firm, unblemished skins.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated, unwrapped up to 2 weeks.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round with occasional gaps

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Mexico

Recipes

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito Peppers Ingredients 1 pint (about 2 cups) Shishito Peppers, washed and let dry 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt, to taste Seasoning variations Freshly grated parmesan and a squeeze of lemon A drizzle of sesame oil and … Continue reading

Shishito Pepper Pancake with Not Ketchup

Shishito Pepper Pancake with Not Ketchup Original recipe and photo by Erika Kerekes of Not Ketchup Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 to 3/4 cup water 2 cups Shishito Peppers, … Continue reading

 

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