Confit Garlic

Enjoy melt-in-the-mouth confit garlic with this easy recipe. Mash into soft butter, slip under chicken skin before roasting, or simply heighten your evening meal with this delicious confit garlic.

Confit Garlic


6 cloves of garlic, cloves peeled

6 thyme sprigs

3 small bay leaves

3 dried red chiles

500ml Extra Virgin Olive oil


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium sized saucepan and simmer over low heat for around 30 minutes. The garlic should be tender but not brown. Allow to cool.


  1. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the garlic, herbs and chiles to three sterile jars. Pour the cooking oil on top, seal and refrigerate for up to 4 months.