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 Sichuan Pepper Substitute

Sichuan Pepper Substitute

Sichuan peppers are the dried husks of the Chinese prickly ash tree’s fruit, not peppers. They’re well-known for their mentholated, somewhat numbing effect, although they don’t truly taste hot. Because of the numbing effect, they are usually served with spicy peppers in Sichuan food. The delicate lemony taste of these small husks typically goes into …

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