Chilli Oil - Spicy

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Homemade Chilli Oil

Preparation Time:
2 minutes
Cooking Time:
1 minutes


  • 500ml Scottish rapeseed oil
  • 2 tsp red chilli flakes
  • Good handful of whole dried red chillies


    1. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add chilli flakes and  whole chillies.

    2. Cook, stirring, until chillies start to gently sizzle, for about 1 minute. Do not brown the chillis.

    3. Add the remaining oil to pot. Heat until oil is warmed through, then remove from heat and let the mixture cool to room temperature.

    4. Decant to a sterilised and sealable glass bottle and shake gently to disperse the chillies. Use within a week.