Shishito Peppers - 1 Lb


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Shishito, also known as shishi-togarashi, are a variety of chili pepper that originates from East Asia. They are named for their tips looking like the head of a lion (shishi) and chili (togarashi). They are mild, citrusy, and distinctly fragrant. Shishitos are edible both raw and cooked: they can be part of vegetable crudites or take the stage as a tender, cooked dish.

Uses: Cook shishitos with a moderate amount of oil on high heat while stirring until blistered and soft. Add a generous pinch of salt and the juice of your favorite citrus fruit.


About one in ten shishito peppers are spicy.