Ginger Scallion Oil

Try adding a few drops of this oil to soups before serving for extra flavor. This condiment can also be used as the oil in salad dressings.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Resting Time: 30 minutes
Makes ½ cup (125 ml)

½ cup (125 ml) peanut oil
One ½-in (1.5-cm) length fresh ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped
2 green onions (scallions), thinly sliced
Pinch of salt, or more, to taste

Heat the peanut oil to 350°F (175°C) in a saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat and stir in the fresh ginger root and green onions. Cover with a lid or heavy aluminum foil. Allow to sit for 30 minutes.
Strain the oil. Season with the salt. Leftover oil may be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.