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Sichuan peppercorns

What are sichuan peppercorns? About the ingredient sichuan peppercorns. Including 25 recipes with sichuan peppercorns, and photos.


Sichuan pepper is also know as anise pepper, prickly ash or simply Chinese pepper is a hot, slightly peppery dried berry from the prickly ash family.  In large amounts is causing a numbing effect on the palate.

Inside the berries are tiny black seeds that are bitter and are removed from split berries to create the best quality spice.

Originating in Sichuan province china it is a very popular flavoring that characterizes dishes from the Sichuan region and throughout China.

If you cannot find Sichuan peppers you may substitute black pepper instead, although for an authentic flavor make efforts to find the real thing.


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In Chinese:花椒
British (UK) term: Sichuan peppercorns
en français:poivre sichuan
en español:granos de pimienta de Sichuan

Recipes using sichuan peppercorns

There are 24 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Chinese Beef Stew
Chinese Broad Bean and Potato Stir-Fry with Noodles
Sichuan Messy Corn Stir-Fry
Sichuan Sticky Ribs
Sichuan Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Red Chilis
Sichuan Stir-Fry Eggplant with Bell Peppers

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