Scallion Oil

Title: Scallion Oil
Categories: Toohot08
Yield: 1 servings

2 bn Fresh green scallions
1 tb Salt
1 c Neutral flavor vegetable oil
(such as canola or

Wash and trim scallions. Bring large pot of water to a boil. Have a large
bowl of ice water nearby. When water boils, add salt, when it comes back to
the boil, drop in half of the scallions and blanch for 10 seconds. Remove
scallions from water with tongs and drop in ice bath. Plunge remaining
scallions for 10 seconds and drop into ice water. When scallions are
thoroughly chilled, drain them and squeeze dry. Roughly chop the blanched
scallions. Place scallions in blender. Add 1/4 cup oil. Puree scallions,
stopping frequently to scrape down sides of blender, until coarsely pureed.
Add rest of oil and whirl until well blended. Pour mixture through a coarse
sieve into a bowl, then pass again through a fine sieve. Use as garnish.
Will hold 2 to 3 days. This recipe yields about 1 cup of flavored oil.

Comments: Make sure to choose very fresh, very green scallions for the best
flavor and color.

Recipe Source: TOO HOT TAMALES with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken
From the TV FOOD NETWORK – (Show # TH-6322 broadcast 01-21-1997) Downloaded
from their Web-Site –

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Recipe by: Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken

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