Chili Garlic Oil
Recipe type: Dip and Sauce
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Serves: about 8 ounces
Olive oil infused with garlic and chili peppers. This spicy garlic chili oil is easy to make and perfect as a topping or as a dip.
  • ¾ cup olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 16 large garlic cloves/bulb of garlic, minced
  • 5 fresh red chili pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon granulated sugar
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over low heat for about a minute or so. Add minced garlic to the oil and cook for several minutes until they become aromatic and light browned. Make sure to keep the heat low so that the garlic doesn’t become burnt.
  2. Once the garlic has started to brown, add sliced fresh red chili peppers and dried crushed red peppers. Cook it for several minutes then add soy sauce and a little bit of granulated sugar.
  3. Once all the ingredients have been cooked through, turn off the heat and let the chili garlic oil cool completely before transferring to a small mason jar.
  4. Serve the chili garlic oil over pasta, on noodles, on bread.
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