Stuffed Green Peppers, Japan-Style (Piiman No Nikuzume)

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Maggie

Much like the ones you may have had outside of Japan, but these are made with the much smaller Japanese green peppers called piiman, and the sauce is different. There are actually two sauce options you can try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put meat, chopped onion, egg, panko, salt and pepper in a large bowl and knead by hand.
  2. Spoon meat mixture into green peppers with meat mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  4. Place stuffed peppers meat side down in the skillet, cover and cook for a few minutes on medium-low heat.
  5. Turn peppers over and cover the skillet.
  6. Cook stuffed peppers for a few more minutes until done.
  7. Remove peppers and place on a plate.
  8. Sauce:.
  9. Add ketchup and Worcestershire sauce in the skillet, mix quickly over low heat to make sauce and pour over stuffed green bell peppers.
  10. Serve with rice and miso.

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