Hot Chili Oil

Hot chili oil makes an excellent dipping sauce for any dish. Use it whenever you want to add heat to your meal.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 6 red chili peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 cup vegetable oil


  • Cut the chili peppers in half and remove the seeds. Chop coarsely. Mix the oils and heat in a wok or heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped chili peppers and reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the oil turns red. Cool the oil and strain into a sealed jar. Store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.