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Blistered Shishito Peppers with Gochujang
"This easy recipe for blistered shishito peppers with a spicy Korean inspired gochujang sauce only takes a few minutes to prepare. Shishito peppers are very mild but the Korean sauce gives it just enough of a kick to be addictive. In less than thirty minutes you can prepare an appetizer guaranteed to impress your family or friends. The only drawback is that these peppers are only in season for a short time. So serve them while they are at the peak of freshness. "
Serves4 People / as an appetizer
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time10 min
- 12 (12-ounce) Shishito peppers
- 2 tablespoons Gochujang / Korean red pepper paste
- 1/2 teaspoon Gochugaru / Korean red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon Sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Raw Sugar
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 2 tablespoons Water
- 1 tablespoon Oil
In a small bowl mix together Gochujang, Gochugaru, Sesame oil, Garlic, raw sugar and water.
Wash the peppers. Poke or cut a small hole in each pepper.
To a pan on medium high heat add one tablespoon of oil. Add the peppers and toss to coat with oil. To cook the peppers sit for a minute then toss. Keep doing this until the have blistered and have just gotten soft.
Reduce the heat to low and add the sauce. Toss the peppers to coat with sauce. When the sauce has reduced they are ready to serve.
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