This Shaanxi style chili oil has a strong aromatic hot spicy flavor. It's a key element in many authentic Chinese salad, soup, and noodle dishes.
chili oil, Chinese, condiment, Gluten-free Asian, gluten-free vegan
¼cupcrushed chili pepper
Optional 1/8 tsp salt
¼tspapple cider vinegar or distilled vinegar
Heat the oil in a frying pan till the oil just starts to smoke or waves start forming on the surface. Test by adding a pinch of crushed chili pepper in the oil; it should sizzle. Be careful not to overheat the oil.
Remove the saucepan from heat. Add crushed chili pepper into the hot oil and give it a quick stir.
Add sesame seeds and salt. Let the chili oil cool down for 30 seconds. Carefully add vinegar to the hot chili oil.
Let the chili oil cool down to room temperature. Transfer the chili oil to a container. Seal and refrigerate.
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