JustIngredients Sichuan Ground Pepper
  • Product of
    China. Blended in the UK

Sichuan Ground Pepper

Product Code: 11SICH

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Product: Sichuan Pepper, Ground

Latin Name: Zanthoxylim piperitum

Plant Family: Rutaceae

Other Names: Szechwan Pepper, Szechuan Pepper, Chinese Pepper, Japanese Pepper, Anise Pepper, Huājiāo, Poivre du Setchuan, Szechuan-Pfeffer, Sychuanskij Perets, Setsuanin Pippuri & Chuan Jiao.

Description: Sichuan pepper comes from a fragrant, deciduous, thorny perennial shrub, native to Central China and Japan that reaches a height of 3-4 metres. The leaves are very aromatic, bright green in colour, compound, oddly pinnate and comprised of 7-13 ovate leaflets that have slightly serrated edges. The infloresences are comprised of numerous tiny greenish-yellow flowers and present in racemes. The fruits are approximately 4mm in diameter, they are at first red, turning to brown once ripe, and the fruits contain 1-2 small seeds, only the outer shell of the fruit, known as the pericarp, is used.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Too much of this spice can have a numbing effect on the tongue so use it sparingly, it has a lemony, peppery flavour and bite, perfect for season all your Sichuan style dishes. Add to stirfries, sauces, marinades and salad dressings for an unusual alternative to black or white pepper, it can also be added to meat rubs and dry marinades, it can also be added to your own Chinese 5 spice blends.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

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