Five-Flavor Oil

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1¾ cups

    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

Perhaps the most versatile of our seasoned oils, this is a light infusion speaking equally of different flavors. The oil may cloud, but the flavor will not be impaired.


  • 1⅓ cups corn or peanut oil
  • ½ cup Japanese sesame oil
  • 3


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a heavy, non-aluminum 1- to 1½-quart saucepan. Rest a deep-fry thermometer on the rim of the pot. Over moderately low heat, bring the mixture to a bubbly 225°F, stirring occasionally. Let simmer for 15 minutes, checking to ensure the temperature do