My shishito peppers are a healthy snack and an excellent substitute for a bag of chips or a chocolate bar. Ready in 20 minutes, they are an easy and tasty snack for the family after a busy day at school or work.
For the dipping sauce:
For the peppers:
- sour cream - lemon juice - garlic - green onion
- shishito peppers - vegetable oil - sesame oil - kosher salt - black pepper - red pepper flakes - sesame seeds
These little guys are from Japan and are small, thin, green peppers with thin skin that wrinkles and blisters in heat. They are so crispy and have a delicious sweet-savory flavor.
You should find them at a big specialist supermarket like Whole Foods or Asian stores and farmers markets.