Blackened Shishito Peppers with Garlic Chips
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: serves 3 - 4
  • 100 g Shishito Peppers
  • 3 or 4 cloves garlic – peeled and slice thinly
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Coarse sea salt
  1. In a small pan or pot, add in olive oil, garlic and turn on heat. Fry the garlic over medium low heat until crisp.
  2. Drain the garlic chips from the oil and set aside. Reserve garlic oil.
  3. In a large saute pan or wok, add in garlic oil and shishito peppers in a single layer.
  4. Sear them over medium heat for a few minutes until their skin start to wilt and turn golden brown.
  5. Toss and repeat until they are all evenly charred.
  6. Turn off heat, sprinkle a generous amount of sea salt and mix well.
  7. Drizzle lemon juice, give it a final mix and transfer onto a serving plate.
  8. Garnish with garlic chips and a few pinches of sea salt if necessary.
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