Herb and Chile Oil
This oil adds flavor and heat to everything from roasted meats to grilled fish.
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1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, halved
2 dried chiles de árbol
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
1. Combine the ingredients in a 1-qt. saucepan; heat over medium heat until an instant-read thermometer reads 200°. Remove from heat; let cool.
2. Oil will keep, refrigerated and covered, for up to 2 weeks.
MAKES 1 CUP