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Bread dipping oils have been ALL the rage on social media lately, and I have been playing around with so many variations that I soon will share but I really wanted something unique but representative of me if that makes sense? Enter, Tajin Bread Dipping Oil ❤️ Tajin is basically dried chiles and citrus so in combination with the herbs, oil and cheese it is addictive!

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Why You’ll Love Tajin Bread Dipping Oil

Let me step up your bread & butter game to this epic dipping oil. It’s spicy, citrusy and sooo delicious! This is perfect as a last minute starter. This recipe is super simple and easy. I love making bread dipping oils because they are SUPER customizable, but the best part? They are super low effort and always impress guests when I am hosting. It can be batched or made ahead so I always have some to enjoy with my fresh sourdough as well.

Tajin Bread Dipping Oil

How To Prepare Tajin Bread Dipping Oil

🌿 First, mix the tajin, cotija, cilantro, chives and olive oil together.

🍞 Lastly, let it sit at least 15 minutes before eating and that is it!

Substitutions and Variations

  1. If you can’t find Tajin, you can substitute it for sumac, lemon pepper or Trader Joe’s chile lime seasoning.
  2. You can substitute the cotija for queso fresco or ricotta salata.
  3. Herbs are always very easy to swap for your favorites or which ever ones you have on hand.
  4. You can even add a bit more spice if you want it spicier such as chopped serranos or crushed dried chiles.

Chef Nadia’s Tip

Use good olive oil!

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Common Questions

What can I use instead of cotija cheese?

You can use queso fresco or ricotta salata.

What can I use instead of tajin?

You can use sumac, lemon pepper or Trader Joe’s chile lime seasoning.

Tajin Bread Dipping Oil

By Nadia Aidi
Prep 5 minutes
Cook 0 minutes
Total 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Bread dipping oils have been ALL the rage on social media lately, and I have been playing around with so many variations that I soon will share but I really wanted something unique but representative of me if that makes sense? Enter, Tajin Bread Dipping Oil ❤️ Tajin is basically dried chiles and citrus so in combination with the herbs, oil and cheese it is addictive!

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 tbsp tajin
  • 1/2 tbsp cotija
  • 1 tbsp chives, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Directions 

  • First, mix the tajin, cotija, cilantro, chives and olive oil together.
  • Lastly, let it sit at least 15 minutes before eating and that is it!

Nutrition

Calories: 522kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 57g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g, Monounsaturated Fat: 40g, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 220mg, Potassium: 161mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 2386IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 70mg, Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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