Red Sichuan Pepper Oil
Red Sichuan Pepper Oil
Size: 100 ml (3.4 ounces)
Ingredients: First-grade, cold-pressed, non-GMO rapeseed oil, Fresh Red Sichuan Pepper
Storage: Keep in a cool and dry place or refrigerate to prolong life and aroma
Red vs. Green Sichuan Pepper: Many people are unaware that Sichuan pepper comes in two varieties - Red and Green. They are not in different stages of maturity but two plants with distinct flavors (think of red wine grapes and white wine grapes). Both are native to Sichuan, and while the red ones have been used in cooking for thousands of years, the green variety is more boutique and has only become popular in China in the past 20 years.
|"An oil that tingles and transforms" - The New York Times||The iconic flavor sensation in all classic Sichuan dishes. You can now "mapo" anything!|
|Aroma: Citrus (Lemon zest), Fresh flowers, Bright||Aroma: Citrus (Orange zest), Dried flowers, Warm|
|Suggested Pairing: Fish, Seafood, Veggies, Pasta||Suggested Pairing: Meat, Tofu, Pizza|
Unrivalled Quality of Red Sichuan Pepper
While dried Sichuan (Szechuan) peppercorns offer remarkable flavors, they must be ground and prepared, with a possibility that coarse fragments give an unpleasant mouth feel. Sichuan pepper oil on the other hand is more convenient to use and preserves the flavor and potency much longer. It is not another hot sauce. In fact, it is not hot at all. The floral bouquet flavor stimulates your palate and nose, while the unique tingling sensation stimulates your tongue and lips. Best as a condiment over pasta, ramen noodles, pizza and salads. A few drops go a long way.
Freshest Product Shipped by Air
We airlift the oils right after the annual harvest in July and August directly from selected farms in the mountains of the Chongqing and Sichuan region. Airlifting helps ensure they are the freshest products outside of China.
Direct Sourcing from Farmers
Sichuan peppers are handpicked as automation has not arrived. While avoiding the thorns, farmers need to work carefully to preserve the peppers and keep them intact. This also reduces the presence of stalks and leaves, ensuring better flavor. Handpicking requires a dexterous, attentive and experienced labor force - notice the sharp thorns on the branches in this short clip.
Premium Cold-Pressed Rapeseed Oil
We use premium non-GMO cold-pressed rapeseed oil. No preservatives, no allergy-causing soybean oil.
Bottled in Georgia in compliance with the US food handling, packaging and labeling standards
Disclaimer: This product should not be consumed if you have an allergy to prickly ash plants.
Lightly coating the baking dish with the Red Sichuan Pepper Oil adds a very nice unusual flavor to our veggie frittatas.
Perfect Sichuan flavor
Very much like being in that region in China
I love this stuff and there seems to be no savory dish it can’t improve—mapo tofu and bao buns of course, but also fish, vegetables, casseroles, eggs—basically everything!
Great Product: this product offers great complexity of taste and is great in typical Sichuan dishes to enhance flavors. We have
used it in Western dishes and salads as well with great success....highly recommended for those who like the taste of good Sichuan peppercorn.
If you miss the numbing flavor of Ma, this is the stuff!! So happy I bought both after reading about these products in The NY Times!