Chilli Oil

Ingredients

chinese
150 mls oil preferably groundnut
1 tablespoon dried red chillies chopped
2 teaspoons unroasted Sichuan peppercorns (optional)

Preparation

1
Heat a wok or frying pan over a high heat and add the oil.
2
Continue to heat until the oil begins to smoke.
3
Remove the wok or pan from the heat and add the chillis and peppercorns.
4
Allow the mixture to cool undisturbed and then pour it into a jar.
5
Let the mixture sit for 2 days and then strain the oil.
6
It will keep indefinitely.
7
For those who like hot and spicy food chilli oil is a must. It can be purchased ready made from chinese grocers but it is easy to make yourself. Chilli oil can be added as a final spicy touch to dishes during cooking or it can be used as a dipping sauce either on its own or combined with vinegar and soy sauce (eg pot sticker dumplings).

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Yield:

8.0 servings

Added:

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:10pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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