Habanero Garlic Confit

Garlic confit is an easy preparation that stores exceedingly well, making it suitable as a gift to the garlic lover in your life.

Ale Garlic Confit

Ingredients

  • 15 heads garlic, cloves peeled
  • 12 thyme sprigs
  • 3 habanero chiles
  • 3 cups pure olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and simmer over low heat until the garlic is tender but not browned, about 60 minutes
  2. Let it cool
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the garlic, herbs and chiles to ½ pint canning jars
  4. Pour the cooking oil on top, seal and refrigerate for up to 4 months

Start with 15 heads of garlic
Start with 15 heads of garlic
All peeled...that's way to spend a morning
All peeled…that’s way to spend a morning
This turned out to be a fragrant olive oil
This turned out to be a fragrant olive oil
Garlic cloves into the warm olive oil
Garlic cloves into the warm olive oil
Habanero chilies - hot, hot, hot
Habanero chilies – hot, hot, hot
Habanero slices into the olive oil
Habanero slices into the olive oil
Thyme, thyme, thyme
Thyme, thyme, thyme
Habanero Garlic Confit
Habanero Garlic Confit

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