Chili Oil


READY IN: 12hrs 10mins
  • 12 medium dried chilies, approx
  • 2 cups corn oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons ground cayenne pepper
  • Chop up the chili peppers, put them in a pan with the corn oil.
  • Let this heat up for about 10 minutes. Make sure you don’t let it get too hot!
  • Take off the heat and let it cool down.
  • Add the sesame oil and the cayenne pepper, cover and leave for 12 hours or longer.
  • Using a funnel and some cheesecloth, filter the oil into a clean bottle and seal.
  • If you make this to give as a gift add a few dried chilies to the bottle.