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chili oil

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is an easy chili oil to make yourself.If you leave the pepper flakes in the oil; they will make it hotter the longer it stands. The oil keeps indefinitely in a small glass jar with a tight fitting lid in the refrigerator.

★★★★★ 2
serves makes 3/4 cup
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For chili oil

  • 2 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 c
    peanut oil
  • 1/4 c
    canola or safflower oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seed oil, optional

How To Make chili oil

  • 1
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the pepper flakes and peanut oil and canola oil. Bring almost to a boil, then turn off the heat and let cool, if using the sesame seed oil , add that now.
  • 2
    Strain into a glass container with a tight fitting top. You could also cook it with a garlic clove , if desired.