Recipe: Stir-fried Rice with Shrimps and Shishito

Rice recipes with chilies
August 26, 2009

Shishito Chili PepperI grow many differend chili peppers and I like to try new varieties every year, but Shishito is my favourite one: it's a japanese chili, mild, crisp and fleshy.
The plant is about 50-60 cm (20-24 in) high, and produces pods 5-7 cm (2-3 in) long, twisted and asymmetric in shape, that ripe from green to glossy red.

Shishito is usually harvested green and cooked in many different ways. Fried in batter with other vegetables is an ingredient of the tempura, and it can be grilled and seasoned with a sesame or yogurth sauce.
Ripe red pods are less crunchy, and they could be stir-fried in the wok.

Stir-fried Rice with Shrimps and Shishito

Stir-fried Rice with Shrimps and Shishito

150g rice
50g shishito chilies, red or green
100g shrimps
100g soya sprouts
50g peas
soya sauce

Cook the rice and the peas in boiling salted water, stirring only occasionally.
Meanwhile stem the shishito chilies and cut in a half lengthwise.
Stir-fry in the wok the chilies and shrimps five minutes. Add soya sprouts and keep stirring.
Drain well rice and peas and put them in the wok, cook five minutes, then add soya sauce to taste.

Green Purslane Salad with OreganoOne year ago:

Green Purslane Salad with Oregano

This goes to Rachel from The Crispy Cook who's hosting this week's edition of Weekend Herb Blogging.
This event is handled by Cook (almost) anything at least once.

You may be interested in...

Recipe: Coconut Rice with Peanut Butter and Curry Plant
Rice recipes with aromatic herbs
July 12, 2009

I buyed Helichrysum italicum because I liked the flavour of its leaves... but I couldn't understand what it was like. Then I found out that the english name is Curry Plant and then I realized that it was exactly that kin...

Recipe: Stir-fried Spaghetti with Shishito
Chili Pepper Files
November 05, 2008

I choose to grow Shishito Pepper because it's an ingredient for the japanese tempura, one of my favourite dishes. It's a crunchy and mild chili, and it can be fried, stir-fried or grilled. Shishito (Capsicum Annuum) ...

Related Photo Galleries


Author: Rachel (URL)

Thank you for this great Weekend Herb Blogging entry. I enjoyed learning about your beautiful peppers.

Author: anita (URL)

I am sure my hus will like this. he is a big shrimp lover. will try it for him
thanx for entry..

Your comment

  Please prove that you are not a robot.


Recent posts

(Ita) I fiori delle erbe e delle spezie - April 17, 2014

(Ita) Quali erbe per... ricette con il cioccolato - April 14, 2014

Orange thyme flowers - April 10, 2014
The surprising flowers
Orange thyme (Thymus Fragrantissimus) is blooming, and now it's full of tiny purple flowers. The surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous he...

(Ita) Ricetta: Crema di zucca al coriandolo - April 01, 2014

(Ita) Ricetta: Frittelle di pane alle erbe aromatiche - March 27, 2014

(Ita) Ricetta: Tostadas al coriandolo - March 26, 2014

(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... - March 18, 2014

WHB #424: The recap - March 17, 2014
Grazie per le vostre deliziose ricette e informazioni utili! Thank you for all you delicious recipes and useful information! Weekend Herb Blogging è un evento dalla lunga sto...

(Ita) Semina a dimora di erbe aromatiche e spezie - March 15, 2014

Recipe: Orange, chocolate and cinnamon muffins - March 10, 2014
Dessert recipes with spices and herbs
I often use bread leftovers to cook dessert, soups, omelettes and other recipes. The bread chocolate cake is my favourite: I added some orange zest and baked small muffins inste...

(Ita) Quali erbe aromatiche per... i formaggi - March 06, 2014

March gardening tips: the harvest - March 01, 2014
Rooftop gardening
I'm harvesting the last carrots, beets and parsnips from the autumn sowing. I used my beets for another omelette similar to the Baby Beetroots Omelette cooked last year. Read...

(Ita) Ricetta: Polenta con salsiccia alla maggiorana - February 28, 2014

(Ita) Ricetta: Pasta con crema di pollo alla santoreggia - February 26, 2014

(Ita) Il giardino del collezionista: Conoscere il timo - February 24, 2014

Today's picture:
Danish Canapes with Thyme
Blog Archive