Chili Crisp (Lao Gan Ma)
Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2020
This spicy, crunchy condiment is packed with chiles, Sichuan peppercorns, fried shallots, peanuts, and spices.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Chili crisp, aka Lao Gan Ma, or “Godmother Sauce,” is a spicy Chinese condiment that is used as a dipping sauce for dumplings or as a sauce for noodles, rice, or stir-fried greens. For our version we started by frying shallots and garlic un...