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blistered shishito peppers with orange zest | superman cooks

Blistered Shishito Peppers recipe (with Orange Zest)

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 portions 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Japanese-American


A sweet pepper full of flavor that is simple, savory, and completely addicting.


  • 1 quart fresh Shishito Peppers
  • 1 orange
  • 1/4 C red pepper thinly julienned
  • 1 Tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • coarse salt to taste


  1. Zest one orange and set aside
  2. Juice remaining orange (to equal 1/4 C) and place in medium mixing bowl. Add crushed red pepper and shishito peppers. Toss to coat
  3. Preheat oven to 400°.
  4. Remove peppers from orange juice, place on baking sheet and sprinkle red peppers on top and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until peppers are blistered.
  6. Remove from oven and place in serving bowl. Salt and toss with orange zest.
  7. Serve warm.

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