Roasted Szechwan Pepper-Salt

Preparation info

  • Makes

    ½ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

What salt and pepper are to a Western cook, roasted Szechwan pepper-salt is to a Chinese cook. It is one of those cases where one and one equals far more than two, such is the flavor dimension achieved when salt and Szechwan peppercorns are roasted and ground together. A little bit goes a long way, and for that little bit, there is no substitute. For people watching salt, as well as for any would