Food & Drink

La You Hot Oil

This recipe is also from "Haute Chinese Cuisine From the Kitchen of Wakiya."


½ cup chao tian chili pepper powder

½ teaspoon Sichuan peppercorn powder

1 cup soybean oil


Mix the two powders and add just enough water to moisten them and make a thick paste. Heat 1 cup soybean oil to 320 to 340 degrees. Carefully pour the hot oil into the bowl. Allow to cool. Can be stored for about a month in the refrigerator. Mix before using.