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homemade chili oil

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

This is a great chili oil to add to any Asian dish.

yield serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For homemade chili oil

  • 5 Tbsp
    crushed sichuan chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    chinese 5 spice powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp
    ground sichuan powder
  • 2
    whole star anise
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil

How To Make homemade chili oil

  • 1
    Place the chili flakes, five spice powder, sesame seeds, star anise, ground Sichuan peppercorns and bay leaves in a metal container. Set aside.
  • 2
    Place oil over heat and heat until it reaches 370 degrees. Carefully pour over the spices. They will bubble a bit. Stir with metal spoon. Let cool then remove the star anise and bay leaves. Can be stored up to 6 months in fridge.

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