Blisted Shisito Peppers- Snacky Small Plates
Bite into these sweet-spicy jewels and your mouth fills with earthy, smoky flavour. Mind says “Big bag of salty, crunchy potato chips” body says “Yeah! These are good for us!”. Blistered Shisito Peppers are a low glycemic small plate sensation. For diabetic, paleo, or low sugar diets Blistered Shisito Peppers are a no-brainer appetizer. Not only are they tasty and salty, but also(great rejoicing…) contain health supporting vitamins and immune enhancers. This recipe is one ingredient, one pot, 5 minutes, done and dusted. This hot bite wonder makes an easy-to-cook-fast crowd pleaser, or a “I will eat all of it” side dish. Whatever way you slice it- Blistered Shisito Peppers! Oh yes!
From my town to yours
I first sampled this delicious, low carb hot pepper at my East Village N.Y.C. Japanese Izakaya(local pub), Takahashi. Blistered Shisito Peppers are a simple, fast, small plate appetizer that is our go-to snack whenever we want to have more fun at home and with our friends.
In addition to being tasty, Blistered Shisito peppers are loaded with health supporters and nutrients.
- Prevents cancer
- Controls weight
- Colon support
- Supports cardiovascular health
- Anti-inflammatory properties
Blistered Shisito Peppers are best served charred, salted, and accompanied with a side of lime. I know if you make this recipe that you will be choosing these over those over-processed potato chips. Who needs to feel all bloated and gross when you can feel happy, fun, and full of energy, with your belly shouting, “Hooray!”Print
Blistered Shisito Peppers- Snacky Small Plates
Blistered Shisito Peppers make a delicious, no fuss, small plate that is ready in 5 minutes. Salty, hot and sweet. Empty plates all around!
- Prep Time: 1 minute
- Cook Time: 4 minute
- Total Time: 5 minute
- Yield: 8 oz
- Category: Vegetarian
- Method: Searred
- Cuisine: Vegetarian
- 8 oz shisito pepper
- 2 tsp olive oil
- generous pinch of celtic sea salt
1.Wash your peppers. Leave the tops on.
2.Place in a cast iron pan, add oil. Turn heat on high.
3.Cook uncovered, turning often. Peppers will start to sear.
4.When peppers are soft turn off the flame. Plate them and salt.
If you are watching calories you can omit the oil. Just make sure to closely watch and turn the peppers often so they don’t burn. Blistered Shisito Peppers make a great cold or hot snack. They are also nice chopped up and added to salads and spreads.
Blistered Shisito Peppers is the first part of our March series-“Snacky Small Plates”. Every week until the end of the month we will be exploring simple, tasty, low glycemic appetizers that support vibrant health. For more delicious snack recipes check out our previous posts Wild Mushroom Sofrito and Grandpa Joe’s Pickles.
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The recipe “Blistered Shisito Peppers” first appeared on the blog L.S.Livewell.