Szechuan Peppercorn Salt
Salt with which to season your food, but with a spicy oriental difference. Great sprinkled on crispy chicken wings.
You can vary this recipe by adding black peppercorns or pick peppercorns (or a mixture of both). the ratio of salt to peppercorns can also be altered to suit.
Herbs and Spices Required:
2 tbsp Szechwan Peppercorns
4 tbsp Coarse Sea Salt
Herbs and Spices as listed above
Put the salt and the peppercorns in a heavy based saucepan or wok. Whilst shaking the pan continually, heat over a medium low heat until the mix begins to smoke. Remove from heat and pour into a food processor or pestle and mortar. Process or bash until the peppercorns have been ground.
Store in an air-tight jar.