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Guide to Shishito Peppers: How to Prepare and Serve Shishitos

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 2 min read

They may be relatively mild, but eating Japanese shishito peppers is a notorious game of roulette: There are usually a few hot ones—one in every eight, on average—in every batch. (If it’s your first time, nibble before you bite.)