Hot Pot Broth
Hot Pot Broth
  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add dried red chilies and cook until oil turns red. Add spicy bean paste and fermented black beans. Continue to cook for one minute.
  2. Add ginger and onion and cook until both are golden brown. Add bay leaves, fennel seeds, round cardamom fruit and Sichuan peppercorns.
  3. Add broth and water, bring to a simmer. Add rock sugar.