Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

A hot and spicy olive oil which is great for gift giving. Fabulous for cooking with or as a dip for crusty bread. I've also used it to toss with pasta for a quick meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons crushed dried chilies
  • 2 whole bay leaves
  • 2 whole dried chilies

Directions

  1. Soak the bay leaves for a few minutes in hot water.
  2. Put the whole and dried chilis in a bottle.
  3. Add the bay leaves.
  4. Fill the bottle with olive oil.
  5. Shake well and let sit for 4 days, shaking at least once a day.
  6. The oil is now ready to use.
  7. You can add more olive oil if you find it is becoming too hot.

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