Healthy Meal Prep
Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers


Shishito peppers are a sweet variety of pepper from East Asia; this savory recipe tosses blistered shishitos with cotija cheese and peanuts.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups shishito peppers
  • ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese, or to taste
  • chopped peanuts, or to taste
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. Heat oil in a heavy, 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers; cook until blistered one one side, about 2 minutes. Toss with tongs and cook until blistered on all sides, about 2 minutes more.
  2. Serve with cotija cheese, peanuts, and lime wedges.

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Nutritional Information

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 206.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 14 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 12 %
fat: 22 %
saturated fat: 17 %
cholesterol: 3 %
vitamin a iu: 37 %
niacin equivalents: 31 %
vitamin b6: 29 %
vitamin c: 628 %
folate: 12 %
calcium: 9 %
iron: 12 %
magnesium: 20 %
potassium: 17 %
sodium: 4 %
thiamin: 18 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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