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
Combine the ingredients in a 1-qt. saucepan; heat over medium heat until an instant-read thermometer reads 200°. Remove from heat; let cool.
Oil will keep, refrigerated and covered, for up to 2 weeks.