Loading Video...

Garlic and Lemon Oil

Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 cups
Share This Recipe


12 whole garlic cloves, peeled

2 cups extra virgin olive oil

2 lemons

2 pinches of red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Place the garlic in a small saucepan with the olive oil and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. With a vegetable peeler, cut large strips of zest from each lemon and add it to the garlic oil.
  3. Add the red pepper flakes and salt and allow the oil to sit at room temperature until the flavors are infused. Store the oil in the refrigerator.

Lemon-Garlic Skillet Chicken and Potatoes

Garlic Oil Sauteed Pasta with Broccoli

Wilted Escarole with Garlic, Lemon and Oil

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice

Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic, Olive Oil, Fresh Thyme, Grilled Lemons

Lemon Garlic Sirloin Tips

Spicy Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Mediterranean Sardines with Lemon and Garlic

🤤 More Drool-Worthy Recipes