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Szechuan Pepper Salt

In Asian cuisine, this spice combination is often sprinkled over deep-fried foods or used to finish stir-fries. The dried berries need to be toasted before grinding to release their distinctive flavor.

Szechuan Pepper SaltSzechuan Pepper Salt

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

Ingredient Line: 
½ cup Szechuan pepper
Ingredient Line: 
3 tsp. fine sea salt

Instructions: 

Heat small skillet over medium-low heat. Add Szechuan pepper, and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until fragrant and slightly darker in color, shaking pan frequently. (If pepper starts smoking, immediately remove from pan or it will become bitter.) Transfer to small bowl to cool. Pound in mortar and pestle, or grind in electric grinder to fine powder. Stir in salt. Store in small jar.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
6
Protein: 
<1 g
Total Fat: 
<1 g
Saturated Fat: 
0 g
Carbohydrates: 
1 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
198 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
0 g
Yield: 
Makes 1/4 cup