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Red Sichuan Pepper Oil


Red Sichuan Pepper Oil

Regular price $12.95

Want to try both the Red and Green? Order our gift pack.  

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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. 

 Green Red
"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
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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.

Customer Reviews

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Anonymous
yay to something different

Lightly coating the baking dish with the Red Sichuan Pepper Oil adds a very nice unusual flavor to our veggie frittatas.

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D.D.

Perfect Sichuan flavor
Very much like being in that region in China

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P.K.
Authentic taste that seems to work on everything

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!

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A.O.
Great Product !!’

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.

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W.T.
Ma - it’s fabulous!!!!

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!