Chive Oil Recipe

Chive Oil Recipe
This Chive Oil Recipe is delicious drizzled on soups and other specialty dishes.

This flavored chive oil recipe uses chives, but you can easily substitute your favorite herbs such as basil in this recipe. Use this as a garnish over soups, alongside toasted French bread, or as a decoration on appetizer plates. This keeps well in the refrigerator for about 1 week.

Chive Oil Recipe

Chive Oil

This flavored chive oil recipe uses chives, but you can easily substitute your favorite herbs such as basil in this recipe. Use this as a garnish over soups, alongside toasted French bread, or as a decoration on appetizer plates. This keeps well in the refrigerator for about 1 week.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Salad, Sauce
Cuisine American, French
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small bunch of chives
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch kosher or sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Bring 2 cups of water to a rapid boil.
  • Next, fill a bowl with ice and water. Grab a small bunch of chives with your tongs and place in boiling water for 10-30 seconds. Quickly place chives into ice bath.
  • After a couple minutes, remove chives and press out moisture with a paper towel.
  • Roughly chop the chives and place in a small food processor or blender.
  • Slowly blend in the extra virgin olive oil and 1 pinch of kosher or sea salt. Add a little oil at a time, until all the oil is incorporated. Puree about 2 minutes.
  • Strain in a fine mesh strainer, pushing the oil through. Discard chive bits, and place your chive oil in a squirt bottle. Refrigerate for up to 1 week. Makes 1/2 cup.

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Keyword chives, herbs, olive oil, salad dressing

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