Shishito Pepper

A Red Hot Guide to Our Favorite Chile Peppers

This is a partial field guide to peppers. With upwards of 2,000 kinds of chile peppers in the world, it's hard to catch 'em all, but we delved in and picked a peck: 19 of our favorite peppers, from...

Shishito peppers

by meagain 3 years ago

Shishito peppers are amazing and easy to prepare, oil, char, salt and start eating. A really fun food as they say 10% are hot, although in my experience the percentage is higher. Thing is, I'm l...

Shishito peppers

by rebber 4 years ago

I am overwhelmed with shishitos in my garden, and not sure what to do with them all! Love them sautéed with salt and lemon, and have tried with miso/soy sauce type preps too. Pickling wasn't a hi...

Menus from the Garden

by dfrostnh 4 years ago

What are you growing based on a particular favorite vegetable? Last year I experimented with a lot of different peppers in an effort to grow my own Aleppo pepper. If I was going to try one new...

Shishito Peppers showing up all over the culinary map...

by gutreactions 5 years ago

And I like them, too! In the last few weeks alone I have enjoyed them at a popular Asian restaurant in Brunswick, Maine: Tao Yuan; seen them showing up on menus of almost every stripe from American...

Padron or Shishito peppers

by LJS2 6 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find these peppers in the GTA? Have checked Longo's, Loblaw (which sometimes has padrons), Metro etc. No luck. I would prefer west or north GTA but willing to travel f...

Where to buy shishito peppers in Palm Beach county?

by HabaneroJane 9 years ago

I tried calling the Fed Hwy Oriental Market in Boca and a language barrier prevented me from getting any answers. I looked at Fresh Market, Whole Foods to no avail. was on the verge of orderi...

Chile experts--ever heard of Friar(i)elli peppers? Same as shishito?

by nomadchowwoman 9 years ago

I was in a restaurant in El Jebel, CO, last week and have been obsessing over an appetizer there, listed on the menu as "Friarelli peppers." They were grilled whole, sprinkled with feta crumbles a...

Any Shishito peppers sightings?

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by The Librarian 6 years ago

I love them, and they are hard to find. Padrons are easier to find but their Russian roulette qualities make me nervous. But I live in hope. Prefer the city or the East Bay if possible. Thanks!

Shishito peppers

by DolceFarNiente 6 years ago

Anyone know where I can find these wonderful peppers in the Ft. Lauderdale/Boca/Hollywood area? I have never seen them and they should be more readily available. Thanks

Shishito Peppers

by BerkshireTsarina 6 years ago

Having read about them and been intrigued, at last today I found a bag at Trader Joe's. I followed the suggestion on the bag and seared a few in Spanish olive oil, into which I had infused some gar...

In Search of... Shishito peppers

by doctor k 7 years ago

Any fellow chowhounders help me out on this one? Checked all the usual places: Sun, Dragon, Shuang Hur, United Noodle. Guy at United noodle that stated he ordered in all the Japanese products had...

Shishitos at Skool

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by The Librarian 7 years ago

Had lunch at Skool in San Francisco today. We've been there many times and always enjoy it. We always get the shishito peppers as an appetizer, but today the server let us know that the current one...

where can i buy shishito peppers?

by luckiestduck 7 years ago

I bought some shishito peepers at the greenmarket last Sunday and put them in a breakfast burrito. Oh my lord, that was good. Now I want them every day and don't want to wait until next Sunday to g...

Shishito peppers

by myra 7 years ago

I particularly like this kind of pepper, and I've been encountering them in restaurants, most recently in a dish at Little Fish last night. I'd like to buy some and prepare at home. Has anyone no...

Shishito Peppers YYC

by Scary Bill 7 years ago

Anyone know a Calgary grocer that sells Shishito peppers? I have located some but the company only sells to food service/restaurants, not to grocery retailers, and the minimum quantity is 5 pou...

Edmonton: where to buy shishito peppers?

by cilantroll 7 years ago

A few restaurants around town serve these up as appetizers, typically grilled. They're mostly super mild, and so delicious! But where in the city can I find them? I've searched a few asian groce...

Shishito peppers in brooklyn

by kateh 10 years ago

Hi, I am hoping to find a place that sells shishito peppers in brooklyn. I have been making blistered shishitos at home and would love to not have to schlep into the city to buy them at chelse...