Roasted Rice


Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 2009

  • About

A classic ingredient from Sichuan, this ground mixture of cooked short-grain rice and Sichuan peppercorns is used to coat meats before steaming. Its name in Chinese translates as “steamed rice powder, ” and you will find boxes labeled that way in Chinese markets. But read carefully because the packaged ground rice usually contains rice only and not the traditional combination of rice with Sichuan peppercorns. As with other such ingredients, this one is simple to make, and its flavor will be