Chilli oil : Be it a plate of noodles or a bowl of rice, some nice dumplings or some spring rolls, your favourite eggs or your avocado toast, some deliciously fragrant chilli oil on top can magically elevate the flavour of just about anything.
Popular in western Chinese cuisines such as Sichuan, Hunan, Guizhou & Shaanxi cuisine ; chilli oil is used as an ingredient in cooked dishes as well as a condiment.
The secret to a good chilli oil is to infuse the oil with a special blend of aromatics & then pouring it over crushed chilli flakes (Sichuan chillies flakes for the authentic taste).
Swipe left for a detailed recipe along with couple of variations .
Forgot to mention the addition of salt to taste in the recipe.You can add it to the flakes before oil is poured onto it.