Shishito peppers

 

Nutrition

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.

Cooking Tips

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.

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