I adore citrus flavors and love the combination of chili and orange, so making this oil was inevitable. It is a fabulous ingredient and a mainstay of my kitchen cupboard.
Choose oranges with unblemished skins that have been kept as free as possible of waxes and dyes, then wash them carefully with a light liquid detergent, warm water, and an abrasive sponge. The effort may seem kooky, but it makes a difference. So too will a sharp vegetable peeler that will pare off the flavorful ski