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Sichuan Chili Oil

Updated: May 3, 2023


1 Cinnamon stick

5 Star anise

2 Cardamom pod

2 Bay leaves

3 Whole garlic cloves

3 inch Ginger

1 1/2 - 2 cups Canola oil

1 tsp Salt


  • In a heatproof bowl, add Sichuan Chili flakes and salt. Combine well.

  • Pour oil into a small pot, then add Garlic, Ginger, Star anise, Bay leaves Cinnamon sticks, Green Cardamom and Sichuan peppercorns.

  • On low heat, bring oil temp up to 225-250F and infuse your spices for 30 - 40 minutes.

  • When the infused oil is ready, strain all spices from the oil and carefully pour oil directly over Sichuan chili flakes through a mesh strainer.

  • Let cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

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