This spicy, bright red oil, an essential in Chinese cooking, is made from steeping vegetable oil with crushed or small dried chilies. Because of its strong, fiery flavor, it is used more as a seasoning or condiment than as a cooking oil.
Meaning of CHILI OIL in English
English dictionary of cooking and food terms. Английский словарь терминов приготовления и условий питания. 2012