Charred Shishitos with Sriracha Mayonnaise

"Turns out the best summer app for entertaining is also the easiest. The more char, the better!"
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If you haven't touched your grill yet this season, now is the time to start! These blistered shishito peppers will make ensure you never cook peppers any other way. Serve it up with a spicy mayo for dipping and you're in business. These are the perfect summer appetizer

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: Serves 4

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  • 6 ounces shishito peppers
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • juice of one lime
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Flaky salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a medium cast-iron skillet over medium high. Once oil is hot, add shishitos and toss in skillet. Let sit untouched until bottom side achieves a char, about 4-5 minutes. Using tongs, flip the shishitos so all sides are charred. While still in pan, toss in lime juice. Remove from pan and season with flaky salt and cracked black pepper, to taste.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, whisk mayonnaise, sriracha, and oil. Serve with pepper immediately.