Easy 5-ingredient Homemade Chili Oil
This 5-ingredient homemade chili oil is one of the easiest recipe to make as a condiment to give your dishes a spicy kick. The recipe is delicious, gluten-free with a touch of sweetness.
- ¼ cup [20g] chili flakes used crushed pepper
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce/tamari
- 1 teaspoon sugar (use less sugar or omit if preferred)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅓ cup [75g] oil use oil that can withstand high heat
Place all dry ingredients in a heat-safe bowl or mason jar.
Place oil in a tall shallow saucepan, then heat the oil to around 300-320°F (150-160°C).
Slowly pour hot oil into the ingredients' jar and stir to combine.
REMINDER: use oil that can withstand high heat
STORAGE: Chili oil last up to a month if stored in a tight jar. The amount of oil needs to cover all the chili flakes.
The amount of oil in this recipe is less compared to other versions as I love to use the sediment in dishes instead of just the oil. So, feel free to adjust the amount of oil to your preference.