Sichuan Chili Oil

SERVESMakes about 1 1/2 cups

TIME40 minutes, plus 20 minutes cooling and 12 hours standing

SEASON 19
Sichuan Chili Oil

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...