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Homemade Chinese Chili Oil
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins

Homemade Chili Oil is easier than you think! This Chinese Chili Oil tastes just like the restaurant version but is made with good ingredients!

Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: easy homemade chili oil recipe, how to make chinese chili oil, whole30 condiments
Servings: 48 servings
Calories: 41 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
4.89 from 9 votes
bowl of homemade chili oil with wood spoon and whole chilies
  • 1 ounce whole dried Hot Thai Chiles
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Szechuan peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup organic virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil or light olive oil
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  1. Place whole dried chilies in bowl of food processor along with szechuan peppercorns. Process for 3 to 4 minutes until chilies are broken up into small pieces.

  2. Combine coconut oil and avocado oil in a small saucepan and heat on medium until coconut oil is melted (if solid) or oil starts to get hot.

  3. Add processed spices and cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes until peppercorns turn just a shade darker.

  4. Remove from heat, add a pinch of salt, stir to combine and let cool.
  5. Once cool, transfer to a glass storage container with a lid. Store in a cool, dark cabinet and Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Chinese Chili Oil
Amount Per Serving (1 Teaspoon)
Calories 41 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Potassium 12mg0%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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