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Szechwan Peppercorn

Peppercorns - Szechuan Peppercorns from Savory Spice

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1/2 Cup Jar  
Net 0.85oz
1/2 Cup Bag  
Net 0.85oz
1 Cup Bag  
Net 1.85oz

1/2 Cup Jar - $6.70
Bottle Size: 4.25" x 2"
(Per Ounce Cost: $7.88)

1/2 Cup Bag - $5.85
Bag Size: 7" x 4.25"
(Per Ounce Cost: $6.89)

1 Cup Bag - $12.00
Bag Size: 7" x 4.25"
(Per Ounce Cost: $6.49)


World Flavors

Szechwan (also spelled Szechuan) peppercorns are a true taste sensation like none other in the spice world. They are very fragrant, slightly woody with a hint of citrus. When you bite into a berry, you’ll taste an immediate citrus like flavor followed by a slight numbing effect which bursts into a tingling sensation on the tip of your tongue. This sensation is caused by an enzyme releasing; waking up your mouth and intensifying all the intermingling flavors.

Szechwan peppercorns are a true taste sensation like none other in the spice world.

Dry-roasting these berries will bring out their best flavor. Roast berries for 3-4 minutes over medium heat. After they cool, grind and use as needed. Great for stir fries, grilling and roasting. Try on chicken, fish, beef and veggies.

Spice Map - China
These peppercorns are from the Central Province of China.

Dietary Information

Black Pepper-Free

Flavor of Szechwan Peppercorn

These peppercorns are fragrant with citrusy and woody notes and cause a tingling sensation when eaten.

Uses of Szechwan Peppercorn

Dry-roast 3-4 minutes over medium heat for best flavor. Add to stir fries and grilled or roasted dishes. Try with chicken, fish, beef, and veggies.

Szechwan Peppercorn Recipe

For 5-6 T of mix: Toast 2 stemless chiles and 1 T peppercorns until aromatic (2-4 minutes), stirring. Coarsely grind then mix with 2 t dried orange peel, white sesame, and black sesame, and 1 t poppy seeds and nori flakes

Szechwan Peppercorn Reviews