Blistered Shishito Peppers

Shishito peppers are increasingly popular in dinner circles. You can find them in almost all grocery stores or in your favorite farmers market. They are normally a mild pepper, but a shishito pepper can surprise you with a little extra heat. Also, these delicious appetizers are high in vitamin C; providing antioxidants. Do you you need a little more spice in your life? Mix in a little Harissa sauce to spice it up! This make for a inexpensive, healthy, quick and delightful appetizer.


Blistered Shishito Peppers



  • 1 bag of shishito peppers
  • Bari’s Lemon infused Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp. Harissa Sause (if not available at your store you can use Sriracha Sause)
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper



  1. Step 1:

    • Wash the peppers
    • Remove any extra dirt
    • Pat dry and set aside

    Step 2:

    • Heat up a large iron skillet on high, then lower to medium high (we want the skillet very hot)
    • Add 1 table spoon of Olive Oil
    • Add the Shishito peppers
    • Cook for about 15 minutes or until the peppers are blistered turning frequently and start to char
    • Add salt & pepper
    • Mix in Harissa Sause with the peppers

    Step 3:

    • Remove peppers
    • Place on a serving platter
    • Squeeze fresh lemon juice



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