Now Reading
Grilled Citrus Shishito Peppers

Grilled Citrus Shishito Peppers

Grilled Lemon Shishito Peppers. Vegan. Gluten Free.

Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 4.11.25 PM

Haven’t seen or heard of these beauties?  No worries, once trying you’ll never forget them.

Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 4.10.00 PM

Shishito peppers are small, finger length, slender and thin walled peppers. One in about 10 are spicy but most are mellow.

Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 4.10.19 PM

Very low in calories, I use these as an appetizer or on my taco bar. These take mere minutes to prepare and devour so make sure you buy a hearty supply.

See Also

Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 4.11.25 PM

I find these at my local farmer’s market or Asian market. I hope you venture out and give these a whirl.

clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

No reviews

  • Author: Robin Runner


  • Quart or more of Shishito peppers
  • Salt
  • Lemon slices (2-4)
  • Olive oil


  1. Wash your peppers thoroughly. While the peppers dry out a bit, place a sauté pan over medium to high heat (no oil).
  2. While your peppers are sitting in your colander, drizzle with a tiny bit of oil (think 1 teaspoon) and sprinkle with salt. Toss with your hands then dump into your pan (be cautious).
  3. Add some lemon slices and sear the peppers until they begin to blister. Keep tossing every few minutes.
  4. Once they look decently blistered remove from heat and place on a platter. Sprinkle with extra salt and a squeeze of more lemon juice. Serve and enjoy!
  • Category: Appetizer


View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

Scroll To Top