Cayenne Pepper Oil

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

A whoppingly spicy-hot oil, this is the perfect seasoning to use when you are wanting 1, 000-watt chili power with only a few drops of oil. It was suggested by a recipe in one of my all-time favorite cooking-as-culture books, Chinese Gastronomy by the erstwhile ladies Lin.

Be strict about observing the oil temperature, and do not add the cayenne if the oil is hotter than 250°