China Moon Chili-Orange Oil

Preparation info

  • Makes About

    2½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

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