Sichuan Chili Oil
Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2017
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Chili oil is a key ingredient in Sichuan cuisine, as it gives many Sichuan dishes their distinctive spicy and numbing flavor. Sichuan chili oil is a quintessential example of málà—a combination of spicy chiles (là: hot, spicy) and numbing S...