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vietnamese scallion oil

Vietnamese Scallion Oil

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  • Author: Alexandre Valente
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


An essential condiment in Vietnamese cuisine, scallion oil adds fragrancy and vibrance to the simplest of dishes. It’s simple and easy to replicate, but it fits with so many dishes.


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup of scallions
  • 3 tbsps of vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Wash and dry scallions. Chop them into thin and even slices.
  • Heat the vegetable oil over low-medium heat in a small saucepan.
  • Add the chopped scallions and stir occasionally until fragrant and lightly golden. (Should take about 3-4 minutes)
  • Carefully transfer the scallion oil into heat-resistant container and let it cool before using it or storing it.
  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Category: Dressing
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese