Szechuan Peppercorn, Red
Origin China. Red Szechuan peppercorns are the open seed pods of a Chinese shrub in the Rutaceae (citrus) family. They are a lighter in flavor than green, with citrus and wood notes. Sichuan pepper is a distinctive and versatile ingredient, popular in Chinese cuisine. Sichuan pepper can be used in meats marinades or for adding a touch of Chinese spiciness to roast vegetables.