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Charred Shishito Peppers

Air-Fried Charred Shishito Peppers

Charred shishito peppers are super easy to make in an air-fryer.  You can make as much or as little as you like and season them with your favorite seasonings.  This recipe using a simple combination of lemon juice and coarse sea salt.

Author Rachael Hutchings, www.lafujimama.com


  • Shishito peppers
  • Lemon wedges
  • Coarse sea salt


  1. Rinse and dry the peppers, then use a toothpick to carefully pierce each pepper (to prevent popping while being air-fried).

  2. Air-fry the peppers at 390 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 minutes.

  3. Remove the peppers from the air fryer, squeeze fresh lemon juice over them and sprinkle them with coarse sea salt.  Serve immediately.