Chilli oil recipes

Chilli oil

Chilli is oil is made when chillies are preserved in oil. The heat from the chilli will infuse the oil, so use cautiously until you've managed to gauge the heat of the oil.

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Homemade chilli oil must be stored in the fridge and used within a week of making, or preferably on the same day.


It's possible to make your own flavoured oils at home: just blend chilli with good-quality olive oil in a food processor. Alternatively, add whole chillies to a bottle of olive oil and leave to infuse.

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