Chili Oil

Total Time
5 mins
30 mins

This recipe is from a Chinese cooking class that I took years ago. It's very simple and will keep indefinitly in the refrigerator.

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  1. Heat the corn oil in a wok until it smokes.
  2. Add the chilies.
  3. Stir for 1 minute.
  4. Turn off heat and set aside until it's cooled.
  5. Strain through a coffee filter.
  6. Add sesame oil.
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5 5

I've tried before to make chili oil, and it came out with nowhere near the heat and flavour of this one! Not only is this simple, but it yields a gorgeous oil with excellent heat. This would make fantastic gifts in fancy bottles! Thanks, Lazyme.