Shishito Peppers are Forking Delicious


Shishito pepper are FORKING delicious. These thin wall peppers blister up easy and are popping up on restaurant menus everywhere for around $10.00 a plate. About 90% of the peppers are mild but the forking weird thing is you get one super spicy one every so often.

I buy these peppers from my local Asian Market and they were on sale for 99 cents a pound.


An easy way to prepare the peppers is simply to roast or fry them.

Not always but often these Japanese peppers are embellished with Asian ingredients in restaurants. I thought I’d do something different that also was delicious.

I cranked up my oven to 450 degrees F and coated the peppers and some crushed hazelnuts with extra virgin olive oil and them roast for about 7-8 minutes till the peppers blistered and the hazelnuts roasted.

Then I topped the peppers with a small amount of roasted tomatoes,  Sardinian Cheese called Fioro Sardo, some oregano, fresh ground sea salt, fresh ground black pepper, a drizzle of reduced balsamic vinegar and Korean shredded red pepper.


Shishito peppers are FORKING delicious!

The Forking Truth

The Forking Truth




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