5-Minute Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

A hot cast iron pan creates the perfect char for this bite-size pepper appetizer tossed with flavored salts.
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 8 ounces shisito peppers
  • 1/2 lemon sliced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher or flavored salts


  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until the pan is hot. Add the peppers to the hot skillet and cook the peppers, turning occasionally then add a few slices of lemon. Cook until the peppers become fragrant and begin to blister, and the nudge the lemons so they don't stick, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle with a little olive oil plus a squeeze more lemon then sprinkle with flavored salts. Serve immediately.