Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"I don't like gourmet cooking or 'this' cooking or 'that' cooking. I like good cooking."
- James Beard, Chef

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Herb oils make the perfect addition to simple grilled fish or meat.


Cilantro Oil

Servings: 12 | Serving size: 1 1/2 teaspoons

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4.

Leftover oil will keep well, refrigerated, for 2-3 days. It will solidify. Reheat gently for a few seconds at a time in the microwave until liquid and stir before using.

1/2 cup sesame oil
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Place the oil in a small sauce pan over medium heat and swirl continuously while heating for about 7 minutes.

Remove from the heat when the oil is warm, but not hot, and add the cilantro.

Let cool and then puree until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 1/2 teaspoons

Servings: 12

Amount Per Serving

Calories 80 Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9g 14%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 4g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
    Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
Vitamin K 2 mcg Potassium 1 mg
Magnesium 2 mg