7.29.2012

Stir-fried Peas with Chile and Sichuan Pepper

Stir-fried Peas with Chile and Sichuan Pepper

A spicy snack or side dish.

Stir-fried Peas with Chile and Sichuan Pepper

Adapted from Every Grain of Rice by Fuchsia Dunlop

Ingredients:

3 dried chiles
250 g peas, removed from the pod
2 Tbsp cooking oil
1/2 tsp whole Sichuan pepper
salt

Method:

Break open the chiles and remove the seeds. Blanch the peas in boiling salt water for 1 minute, drain, rinse with cold water and set aside. Heat a wok or skillet over high heat. Add the oil, chiles and Sichuan pepper and fry briefly until fragrant and the chiles start to darken. Add the peas and stir-fry until hot and fragrant. Add salt to taste and serve hot or cold.

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