The Easiest Way Ever to Experience Trendy Shishito Peppers

Though more sweet than spicy, shishito peppers are hot! These small, thin ancient Japanese native peppers are currently trendy in the culinary world. Roasted shishitos are my go-to appetizer when entertaining because they are crazy-easy to prepare and make a great finger food. But please, a warning: You will become addicted to this recipe! Tweet this

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Recipe by Allison Stevens, MS, RD, LD


  • 2 pints shishito peppers
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ to 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Toss peppers with olive oil and sea salt.
  3. Spread on baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for approximately 20 minutes or until slightly blistered.
  4. Finish the peppers with extra salt, if needed. Serve immediately.
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Allison Schaaf, MS, RD, LD, is the founder of the meal-planning website and the Austin, Texas-based business Prep Dish: Personal Chefs. Read her blog and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.