All premium ingredients: sichuan peppercorns, star anise, ginger, cloves
The story: Our 2017 sofi AWARD winning Sichuan blend is our debut in East Asian spices for our signature, comforting Chinese chicken noodle soup. With the lemony overtones of Sichuan peppers and the depth of flavor that the spices infuse into the broth, the dish is a family favorite.
Zen Spice Spotlight: Sichuan peppers are the aromatic husks from an evergreen shrub in the citrus family.
Occasions: Fragrant and comforting, Chinese chicken noodle soup is a satisfying dish with chicken breast poached in broth and noodles to slurp, it's for the whole family to enjoy or as part of a larger banquet.
Complete your meal: The soup is the meal, make it your own by topping with sliced scallions and hot sauce.
To drink: pair with a ginger kombucha, a Vienna style lager or hot green tea.
How to use a whole spice infusion: Remove the spice bag from the plastic bag. Follow the recipe included on the pouch online and tuck the sealed whole spice infusion in your slow cooker. Do not remove until cooking time is complete. Discard after use.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 3-3 1/2 hours on high, 6-7 hours on low
Yield: 4-6 servings
Shopping list at a glance: chicken breast, garlic, chicken broth, sesame oil, rice vinegar, Napa or Chinese cabbage, rice noodles