Korean cooking ingredients

Shishito peppers

Kkwarigochu 꽈리고추

Shishito peppers are called kkwarigochu (꽈리고추) in Korean. They’re usually about 2-3 inches long and always wrinkly. The skin is thin and they’re very mild. In Korean cuisine they’re often used in sidesdishes and are steamed, stirfried, cooked, boiled, or sauteed.

shishito peppers

shishito peppers

Shishito peppers

Recipes that use shishito peppers (kkwarigochu):



  1. cris3131 US My profile page joined 1/11
    Posted July 19th, 2011 at 10:28 pm | # |

    Hi Maangchi! Can you give us some recipes for these? I think I’ve had them before as sort of an appetizer at a Korean restaurant in Santiago. They were sweet and grilled, and super delicious!

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