Shishito Peppers with Soy Garlic Sauce

  • Author: Stephanie
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


Deliciously blistered Shishito Peppers with a soy garlic sauce, the perfect snack or appetizer! 



  • 6 oz Shishito Peppers
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 1/2 tsp low sodium soy sauce¬†
  • 3/4 tsp Huy Fong chili garlic sauce
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • Garnish: toasted sesame seeds



  • In a small bowl mix together, 1 tsp toasted sesame oil, minced garlic, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, and honey. Set aside.
  • In a cast iron skillet over medium/high heat, add 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil. Add the shishito peppers and cook for 10 minutes, allowing them to blister/brown on each side. Caution: they will pop as they cook, if they have not popped by the end of the cook time take a knife and carefully pierce to pop.
  • Remove from heat and add the soy garlic sauce, toss/mix the Shishito’s in the sauce for one minute in the pan.
  • Move shishito peppers and sauce into a bowl and top with toasted sesame seeds. To eat: grab by the stem and eat pepper, discarding the stem. Enjoy!

  • Category: Appetizer

Keywords: shishito peppers, appetizer, asian, soy garlic sauce