As a modified version of the very hot togarashi, and in the same manner as bell peppers, almost all shishito peppers are not very hot. Shishito peppers are a great source of vitamins, and are especially abundant in vitamin C.
Connoisseur Selection / Storage
Preferred peppers will be succulent, bright in color and with firm stems. Avoid peppers with tough flesh. Wrap in plastic wrap and store in a refrigerator.
Recommended for grilling, deep-frying or sautéing whole. In order to make the most of their color and flavor, keep cooking time to a minimum.