YieldsServes 6 (Makes 24)
AuthorSunset

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a frying pan, cook finely diced onion with 2 tsp. canola oil until softened; let cool completely. Meanwhile, slit shishito peppers* lengthwise on one side to within 3/4 in. of each end.

Step 2
2

Mix onion, ground chicken or turkey breast, lightly beaten egg, minced shiso leaves*, and kosher salt and pepper. Stuff peppers with filling.

Step 3
3

Heat a grill to medium (400° to 450°) with a perforated grill pan on cooking grate. Mix soy sauce and 1 tbsp. canola oil. Brush all over peppers, then tip them into hot grill pan.

Step 4
4

Brown on each side, 4 to 6 minutes total. Transfer to a platter, drizzle with a little soy, and scatter bonito flakes on top if you like.

5

 

6

MAKE AHEAD Through stuffing of peppers, chilled airtight, up to 1 day.

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*If you don’t grow shishito peppers and shiso, find them at farmers’ markets and (along with bonito flakes) at Asian grocery stores.

Ingredients

 1/4 cup diced onion
 2 teaspoons canola oil
 1/2 pound large shishito peppers (about 3 in. long)
 1/4 pound ground chicken or turkey breast
 3 tablespoons lightly beaten egg
 2 tablespoons shiso leaves*
 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt and pepper
 1 tablespoon soy sauce
 1 teaspoon canola oil
 Bonito flakes

Directions

Step 1
1

In a frying pan, cook finely diced onion with 2 tsp. canola oil until softened; let cool completely. Meanwhile, slit shishito peppers* lengthwise on one side to within 3/4 in. of each end.

Step 2
2

Mix onion, ground chicken or turkey breast, lightly beaten egg, minced shiso leaves*, and kosher salt and pepper. Stuff peppers with filling.

Step 3
3

Heat a grill to medium (400° to 450°) with a perforated grill pan on cooking grate. Mix soy sauce and 1 tbsp. canola oil. Brush all over peppers, then tip them into hot grill pan.

Step 4
4

Brown on each side, 4 to 6 minutes total. Transfer to a platter, drizzle with a little soy, and scatter bonito flakes on top if you like.

5

 

6

MAKE AHEAD Through stuffing of peppers, chilled airtight, up to 1 day.

7

*If you don’t grow shishito peppers and shiso, find them at farmers’ markets and (along with bonito flakes) at Asian grocery stores.

Stuffed Shishito Peppers