Chili Oil

Kathy Curts

By
@aquarius24

Turned out to be a great gift at Christmas. You can drizzle it over pasta, pizza, brush it on grilled meats, add some to your favorite dishes! I make a double batch when I use it for gifts.


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
peanut oil
6 Tbsp
chopped, dried red chilies
2-3 tsp
cayenne pepper
1-2 Tbsp
sesame oil
2-3
whole red chilies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a skillet, mix 1C. peanut oil and 6Tbs. dried red chilies. Cook 10 minutes over very low heat. Allow to cool.
2
When cool, add 2-3 tsp. ground cayenne pepper and 1-2 Tbs. sesame oil. Cover and let stand for at least 12 hours.
3
Strain through a lined funnel into a sterilized jar or bottle. Add 2-3 whole dried chilies for a decorative effect. Keep in a cool dark place.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Dips, Marinades, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Mexican