How to Make Authentic Sichuan Chili Oil

By CiCi Li, NTD Television
May 26, 2016 Updated: September 14, 2016

Many of you asked me in how we can make the authentic Sichuan chili oil at home. So today I present you with the autentic Sichuan chili oil recipe! 

1/4 of a cup of red pepper flakes
A pinch of salt
1/2 of a cup of vegetable oil
1 raw cinnamon
1 tablespoon of star anise
1 tablespoon of Sichuan pepper corns
3 bay leaves

In a bowl, add 1/4 of a cup of red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt. Set aside. In a pan, heat up 1/2 of a cup of vegetable oil, add 1 raw cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of star anise, 1 tablespoon of Sichuan pepper corns, 3 bay leaves. Cook until the aroma comes out. Then filter out the oil. Lastly pour the hot oil in the bowl.

CiCi Li is the host of “CiCi’s Food Paradise” on NTD Television. Join her and discover quick and healthy recipes at CiCiLi.tv

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