Japanese Eggplant with Sichuan Pepper

by Anita Lo

Chef's Notes: People will be delighted to eat this side dish because the sauce is simply incredible. You'll find dozens of ways to use any extra sauce-drizzled on cold pork or chicken, over steamed rice, or tossed with noodles. It combines a variety of exotic ingredients, such as Szechuan peppercorns and Chinese black vinegar-all of which are available on Amazon and will last for months in your pantry.