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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

I will not stand for Serious Eats chili crisp slander. I'll have you know I've made that chili crisp recipe more times than I can count and it is the greatest condiment ever. The mushroom powder is such an insanely good addition

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Okay, okay, it’s good. It’s just a diva of a recipe.

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I do have to say I looked high and low for red or black cardamom and used green ones. I also ground up dried mushrooms in place of porcini powder. It is absolutely the best chili oils I have ever had homemade or store bought but damn she is a diva. This is my long winded way of saying thanks for this update 😂

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Can't wait to try this! I actually do have porcini powder laying around, could I add it in here or does it not go well anymore? I never know what to do with it.

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Yes, totally! Add 1 tbsp into the dry spice mix before adding the oil

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amazing! will report back.

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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

I've been looking for a great chili crisp recipe! Thank you for the delicious recipe--and your impeccable timing.

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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

I was running out of salsa macha, but I think I will do this chili crisp instead. Thank you!! ❤️‍🔥

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Apr 25Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

Im not a paying subscriber, but in 90 minutes while baby naps you could take up knitting. Or if you want movement, the peloton cult. A lot of my new mom friends love having an at home bike because it accommodates to bundle of joy.

Also, you will never lose it. Your food is a dream, all the time ❤️

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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

Yesss this one’s for the OG Sohla fans!

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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

Hot dog! I actually have all these ingredient! Can't wait to try this one out. Thanks!

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Yes!

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Mar 26Liked by Sohla El-Waylly

Can’t wait to try this after loving and gifting the old recipe for years ❤️

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Woohoo!

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Ahh this is so delicious and definitely dollop-worthy!

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I've made the serious eats one many times. A journey, but well worth it! Learned so much about different peppers etc. and often just substituted with what was available. Added cocoa, barley koji, powdered shitake mushroom. Excited to try this version though.

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You have some really fun recipes at Serious Eats. I finally got around to make the green curry French toast last year and it was Amazing!

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Ahhhh, I LOVE chili crisp, and I love your writing! Glad I found you here. :)

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Hello! Any suggestions for an oil free chili crisp?? I don’t eat oil (heart disease), and would love suggestions. Thanks!!

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Chili crisp is based on a Chinese condiment, where the chilis are crisped in oil. But you could try a Yunnan dry dipping chili that is also Chinese and from a nearby region. Checkout the Shaokao dipping chiles condiment on this post on Hannah Che’s very good Substack: https://hannahche.substack.com/p/yunnan-barbecue

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Love the idea of just cutting ingredients and steps in half to make things easier. This looks great. Will try.

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