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Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe
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4.84 from 6 votes

Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

This blistered shishito peppers recipe is the perfect snack with shishitos blistered and charred with just a bit of oil, tossed with sea salt and lime.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, game day, shishito
Servings: 2
Calories: 226kcal


  • 12 shishito peppers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 1 small lime for serving


  • ¼ cup crema or sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • Pinch of salt


  • Heat a large cast iron pan to medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and swirl to coat the pan.
  • Add the shishito peppers and cook them about 5 minutes per side, until the skins char and blister up. Flip them occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and toss with about a teaspoon of flaky sea salt. You can add more if you’d like.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over them and serve.


  • Whisk all of the ingredients together and place it into a dipping cup.


Serves 2 Heat Factor: Low, but you may get a slightly spicy shishito every now and then. Heat them up with some spicy chili flakes.


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1309mg | Potassium: 869mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2705IU | Vitamin C: 393.3mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2.8mg