Chile Oil

Chile Oil

Makes 3 (8-ounce) bottles of oil

Chile Oil adds zip to everything from dressings to marinades, or you can do as the Italians do and top your pizza with a drizzle. Package for gift giving with our downloadable gift tag.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 teaspoons peppercorns (white, black or pink)
  • 3 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (25.4-ounce) bottle extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 10 whole dried chile pods
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Method: 

Wash 3 glass bottles with hot soapy water, rinse well and set aside to dry. Once dry, place 1 teaspoon peppercorns, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon red chile flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt in each bottle. Heat olive oil and chile pods in a sauce pan to 150°F, turn heat off and allow oil to sit for a half hour. Carefully strain out chile pods. Place funnel in the bottle opening and pour oil in the bottle, leaving about 1 to 2 inches at the top. Shake to mix well, seal and store in a cool dark place for 1 week before enjoying.

Package with a stainless steel spout around the neck of the bottle for easy dispensing.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1 teaspoon, 45 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 0g protein
Special Diets: 

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