How To Cook Shishito Peppers Like Creamed Spinach
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Talk about an easy, flavorful side dish! Learn how to cook Shishito peppers on the stovetop, sautéed together with coconut milk and cheese. 
Serves: 6
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 12 oz. Shishito Peppers, stemmed and sliced
  • ¼ Small Red Onion, minced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 6 oz Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • Salt + Pepper, to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shishito peppers, red onion, garlic and saute until softened. Roughly 5 - 6 minutes.
  2. Pour in the coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes, stirring continuously until the sauce thickens.
  3. Turn off the heat and sprinkle in the grated Monterey Jack cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy immediately.
Recipe by Slice of Jess at