What is Chili Oil?
Chili oil is a popular product in Asia, particularly in East Asian cuisines. The oil is made by infusing hot chili peppers into oil. During the process of letting the chili peppers sit in the oil, hot pepper seeds are added for flavor and the chilies are removed. This oil is a deep red color, has a spicy fragrance and is thick from the seeds. The flavor is full, spicy and often has a hint of salt. Chili oil can be added into dishes and on top of dishes, such as noodles, stir fries and meat.