Sous Vide Thyme Infused Oil
A simple method to extract the maximum flavour into your infused oils.
Servings
makes8 fl oz/1 cup
Cook Time
3hours
Servings
makes8 fl oz/1 cup
Cook Time
3hours
Ingredients
  • 1cup olive oil250 ml
  • 1/2oz fresh thyme15g (see tip)
Instructions
  1. Fill inner pot to 3/4 full with hot water. Select Sous Vide mode custom 55°C/131°F, set time for 3 hours and bring up to temperature.
  2. Combine 1 cup/250 ml of olive oil and 1/2 oz/15g. fresh thyme in a sous vide compatible zipper type bag.
  3. Remove as much of the air as you can by lowering the bag into a bowl of water, using the water to push the air out of the bag, being careful not to allow any water into the bag. Seal while immersed or use a vacuum sealer.
  4. Once up to temperature cook for 3 hours.
  5. After 3 hours, place in an ice bath to chill, then strain into a clean jar.
  6. Keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
  7. Drizzle over roasted vegetables, grilled meats, or seafood.
Recipe Notes

Tip: If you want to give your oil a hint of smoke, try grilling your thyme on the barbecue for a few minutes beforehand.