Herb and Chile Oil

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cup


This oil adds flavor and heat to everything from roasted meats to grilled fish.


  • 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


Step 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.

Step 2

Oil will keep, refrigerated and covered, for up to 2 weeks.

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