• Servings 1 cup
  • Prep 2 days marinade min
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Garlic Oil


  • 6 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  •  Smash garlic cloves with the wide part of  a chef’s knife.
  • place the peeled garlic cloves in a clean pint jar.
  • Pour 1 cup olive oil into the jar and cover.
  • Refrigerate oil and garlic and use within 2 weeks.
  • Make garlic oil 2 days before use to allow flavors to penetrate.
  • Brush food with garlic oil and marinate for 3 hours or overnight.
  • Sprinkle salt and freshly ground black pepper just before grilling.
  • Brush food with additional garlic oil while grilling if desired.
  • Use with beef, pork, seafood, poultry or vegetables.
  • Great on shrimp or clams.
  • Combine garlic oil with melted butter and fresh lemon to use as a dipping sauce.
  • You may also brush onto thick slices of French bread and grill until crisp.

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