Recipe: California Shishito Peppers

Shishito peppers are long, thin green peppers which grow easily in Northern California. They also happen to make for a delightful finger food which couldn’t be more simple, or quick, to prepare.


Photo credit: Timothy Vollmer via Creative Commons


· Shishito Peppers (1-2 containers)

· Sea salt

· Olive oil

· 1 lime

1. Put olive oil in a frying pan, heat on low, and add whole (washed/rinsed) shishito peppers.

2. Add sea salt and squeezed lime to taste.

3. Stir consistently until peppers are slightly charred.

Pour into a bowl and enjoy. Stems are edible as well.

*Cover photo by Brooke Cagle via Unsplash