Fennel Oil

  • Serves

    makes 1 cup

  • Cook

    1 hour


By Dan Holzman and Matt Rodbard

Published on June 2, 2016

Kyle Itani of Itani Ramen uses this delicate, anise-scented oil to top off his home-style chicken ramen.


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 piece green fennel stalk with fronts attached (2 oz.)
  • 4 pieces star anise
  • Green onion trimmings from above
  • 2 cloves garlic


Step 1

Put all ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer over very low heat for 1 hour. Remove from heat and cool completely before straining.

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