Chilli oil

Spice things up.

  • 10 mins cooking
  • Makes 3 Cup
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Home-made chilli oil makes a great Christmas present, one that will keep giving long past Christmas. Use in stir-fries or to add flavour to chicken or steak.
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Chilli oil
  • 3 cup (750ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (25g) chilli flakes


Chilli oil
  • 1
    Warm oil in a medium saucepan over low heat for 4 minutes or until small bubbles appear on bottom of saucepan. Remove from heat, stir in chilli flakes. Cover, stand at room temperature for at least 24 hours.
  • 2
    Strain oil through muslin or paper towel- lined sieve into sterilised bottles; seal. Discard chilli flakes.

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