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Shishito Peppers

Post by churchilllafemme » Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:56 pm

We had our annual holiday lunch with my two sisters today, and the café had blistered shishito peppers as an appetizer. I had to try it, since I had never had them before. They were quite good, sweet and with the occasional bite somewhat hot. Sorry about the messy image; I had already eaten a few when I remembered to take the picture.
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Re: Shishito Peppers

Post by Gene » Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:08 pm

Popular here in Austin, too. I never found any heat in one I ate, though. But I like them.
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Re: Shishito Peppers

Post by brothers » Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:29 pm

Thanks for bringing this pepper to my attention! Gotta try 'em!
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Re: Shishito Peppers

Post by fallingwickets » Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:30 am

looks delicious. thanks for the mouth water :D :D :D
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Re: Shishito Peppers

Post by brothers » Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:53 am

I was going to sample these peppers, but now it seems my local grocers don't stock them (yet). Maybe I should check with the Mexican, Indian, and Asian markets? After I eventually locate these, I am thinking I should stuff them with cream cheese and wrap them in bacon before I bake them in the oven.
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Re: Shishito Peppers

Post by brothers » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:57 am

A moment of research yielded information that Shishito peppers are somewhat sweet, and rarely if ever hot like jalapenos. Earlier this year I had a less than desirably weak experience with Hatch "mild" peppers, and I was disappointed by the mild sweet flavor. I prefer moderately hot peppers, but never as hot as the Habanero or the "hot" Hatch variety.
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