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Szechuan Pepper Oil

Ingredients

4 cups canola oil
1 inch piece of ginger, crushed
2 scallions, chopped
1/4 cup Szechuan peppercorns
2 tbs whole cloves
2 cups dried red chilies
1/4 cup red chili flakes
2 black cardamon pods
1/4 cup chili powder
4 star anise pods
This is traditional Chinese Szechuan seasoning that is quite savory and has a pleasant kick. It may be used in  the preparation of sir fry dishes as well as a pepper sauce to sprinkle over almost anything that you want to have some spice. This recipe will keep refrigerated for up to 6 months.
  • Add all ingredients to a large sauce pan and bring heat up to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 1 hour, then turn off heat.
  • Let cool for several hours.
  • Transfer mixture to a covered plastic container and refrigerate until use.

Servings

5

Prep

10 min

Cook

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy