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Chile Finishing Oil

Yield 1/3 cup (serving size: 1 teaspoon)
Drizzle on steaks, chicken, tofu, or vegetables the moment they come off the fire. You can also brush the spicy oil over pizza dough, or use it to make a fiery salad dressing. Keep leftovers in the refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 8 dried hot red chiles
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 41
  • caloriesfromfat 100 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, and cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until the garlic is lightly browned. Remove from heat, and cool 15 minutes. Place oil mixture in a blender or mini food processor, and process until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl, and discard solids. Refrigerate mixture in an airtight container for up to 10 days.