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    A No-Nonsense Lemon Oregano Infused Olive Oil

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    PaulaG's Note:

    This is truly a no nonsense way to serve fresh seafood. It is packed with the flavors of the Mediterranean. Excellent drizzled over grilled salmon, halibut or swordfish.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Using a vegetable peeler or zester, cut the zest off the lemon in strips taking care not to cut into the white pith.
    2. 2
      In a small saucepan, over low heat, warm the olive oil, with garlic and strips of lemon zest for 10 minutes.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat stir in oregano and allow oil to steep for 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Strain the oil into a clean jar, discarding zest, garlic and oregano. Store as any olive oil.
    4. 4
      To use, lightly brush over seasoned fish, grill as usual and when serving lightly drizzle additional oil over fish and top with a generous squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 15, 2013

      55

      Loved your recipe for infused olive oil. I did only make 1/2 for hubby and I, not knowing what to get. Wishing I would have made more. I did keep the same amount of garic, but halved all else . I'm thinking along the same lines as another reviewer, and using it while grilling chicken (I cannot eat seafood due to allergies). I simply put it into my oil vessel and enjoyed it drizzled on a salad. The only thing I want to say that may be negative... you do not clarify what "steeping" is. I know what it means, but younger kids don't have a clue. (It means cook it and let it sit for the remainder of the time without a fire under it). Also, it doesn't say to cover or leave uncovered. Excellent job on this recipe! Thanks for posting. (Made for ZWT9)

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    • on July 26, 2013

      55

      The lemon and garlic is fairly light by I really enjoyed the flavor. I added extra garlic and would probably add more lemon and oregano next time but that's a personal preference, it's lovely as is. Thanks for sharing Paula! Made for ZWT9 Greece Parting Gifts Challenge.

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    • on July 22, 2013

      55

      This was a nice infused oil, I used it with fish and it went well. I made this for the Parting Gift challenge for ZWT9. It would make a nice gift. I did decrease the oregano and increased the garlic a little, due to personal preference.

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    Nutritional Facts for A No-Nonsense Lemon Oregano Infused Olive Oil

    Serving Size: 1 (278 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1933.3
     
    Calories from Fat 1946
    10%
    Total Fat 216.2 g
    332%
    Saturated Fat 29.8 g
    149%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 6.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 1.5 g
    6%
    Protein 0.9 g
    1%

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