Korean Braised Shishito Peppers Banchan Side Dish

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Rated 3.5 based on 3 customer reviews
Korean Braised Shishito Peppers Banchan Side Dish
Korean Braised Shishito Peppers Banchan Side Dish


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups shishito peppers
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat; add shishito peppers. Cook and stir peppers until slightly softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix water, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, and kosher salt together in a bowl; pour over shishito peppers. Simmer peppers, spooning the soy sauce mixture over peppers occasionally, until liquid is slightly reduced and peppers are very tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
Mealthy tip:

Shisito peppers are a sweet, East Asian variety of pepper. They are slender, finger-sized bright green peppers with long creases in the body of the fruit. Their flavor is lively and sweet with a hint of smokiness.

You can purchase Korean ingredients in Asian and Korean markets and in online stores. Make these side dishes ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator to enjoy throughout the week.


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Vincent A says:

These were super easy to make! They're good as a regular side dish.

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Daniel Amen says:

Great shishito recipe! This is very differently made than what I've seen before.

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Kecia Jerome says:

I'm confused... I am looking at the ingredients for Korean Braised Shisito Peppers Banchan Side Dish, but the directions are for a cucumber dish. I would love to have the correct instructions because this seems like something I would really enjoy.