Product Watch: Republic of Tea's Organic Trans Fat-Free Stir-Fry Oil

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The Republic of Tea’s organic trans fat-free, extra-virgin Stir Fry Tea Oilhas beenrecognized for its versatility, functionality, neutral flavor and reported health benefits.


With a flashpoint of 485°F, it’s ideal for stir-frying, sautéing and pan searing quickly at high temperatures.

Most scientists and nutrition experts agree trans fat is America’s most dangerous fat and recommend the use of alternative oils. With a rich yellow-jade hue and soft, slightly sweet finish, aromatic tea oil has been a part of Asian culinary tradition for generations.

The Republic of Tea, based in Novato, Calif., works directly with growers in the lush tea gardens of China’s famed Jiang Xi Province to produce this special gourmet tea oil, which is meticulously cold-pressed from the seeds of the Camellia sinensis (tea) plant.

The tea oil has a suggested retail price of $15.50 for a 17-ounce tin and $24.50 for a 30-ounce tin. It’s available throughout North America at natural and organic food stores. You may also order it online.

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