First popularised in Japanese cuisine, Red Shishito Peppers are known for their mild heat and sweet, slightly fruity flavour, making them a popular ingredient in stir-fries, tempura, or simply blistered and served as a snack or appetiser along with a dip. Fun Fact: only about one in ten red shishitos will be noticeably hot. This unpredictability adds to their charm and makes eating them a fun and adventurous experience.
Health: High in Vitamins A & C and potent in anti-heart disease and anti-cancer agents, as well as minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron. Shishitos are also rich in capsaicin, which posess anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Also aid metabolism and weight loss.
Net Weight: 150g.