Homemade Chipotle Oil

Homemade Chipotle Oil

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7 d 15 m servings 120 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 0g
  • 0%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a saucepan until it reaches 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  2. Pour ground chipotle peppers into a heatproof bowl. Pour oil over chipotle; whisk until chipotle is dissolved. Cover bowl with aluminum foil and seal tightly. Leave for a week, stirring once per day.
  3. Pour chipotle oil through a fine mesh strainer into a bottle or glass container.


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Oh wow, is this chipotle oil good! Well worth the week's wait after making it. The first thing I did was make popcorn with this and it made the perfect spicy popcorn. I can't wait to try this on...

I have not tried it yet but I can tell this is going to be my best friend oil. I am growing habanero peppers which I hope will work as well. thanks for the tip. Eve

Thank-you Chef John! I'm allergic to corn and most processed food has corn in it! So I have to make most of my condiments by scratch if not all of it. So this came out wonderful and I love it. P...

Great gift for friends and family! I love this recipe and use my own dried peppers from my garden. Drying peppers can be a lengthy process and definitely requires protective gear. Fun and satisf...

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