Szechwan Pepper Oil

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Recipe by Hey Jude

I use this pepper oil all the time. It's great with pot-stickers, steamed dumplings, etc. I make this just for myself, my husband and kids won't touch it, they think I'm nuts.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup peanut oil
  • 14 cup dried red chili pepper, crushed (or coarsely ground)


  1. Heat oil in a wok on medium-high heat.
  2. Add chili peppers.
  3. Cook 3-5 minutes, or until oil becomes red.
  4. Cool and store in a covered jar in fridge indefinitely.

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