Szechuan Pepper, Whole - Sullivan Street Tea & Spice Company

Szechuan Pepper - Whole

Regular price$9.00
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  • FREE SHIPPING on orders of $70 or more

Region: China
Organic ✅ 


Szechuan Peppers are not technically in the pepper family, but rather a member of the Rutaceae (rue or citrus) family. The taste profile is hard to describe, but a visit to a true Szechuan style Chinese restaurant will offer you a spice taste like no other. 

Szechuan pepper is characterized by its tart, lemony, acrid flavor; it is also woodsy and slightly peppery, with a complex progression of flavors that Tony Hill, in The Contemporary Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices, describes as moving from "citrus zest to numbing shock to lingering mild sweetness."

Spend $70 or more and receive FREE SHIPPING. All orders under $70 ship for one low Flat Rate of $5.75, regardless of size and weight. Orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail and usually leave our shop within 48 hours of your order.

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MA in NYC
Szechuan Pepper

We love Szechuan pepper and we were down to our last pinch. It is not easy to find but my brother recommended Sullivan Street. So happy we placed an order for the pepper and some other spices. Our order arrived quickly, and just in time for our dinner of mapo tofu! Thanks!


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