Olive oil contains abundant amounts of oleic acid. Oleic acid is a type of monounsaturated fat that lowers cholesterol levels, which decreases the risk of a heart attack or stroke.Know More
According to How Stuff Works, olive oil is comprised of between 55 to 80 percent oleic acid. The factors that influence this fluctuation include the type of soil in which the olives are grown and the kinds of olives that are used to make the oil.
Olive oil also contains vitamin E, the omega-6 fatty acid known as linoleic acid and the omega-3 fatty acid known as alpha linoleic acid.Learn more about Cooking
Olive oil can be used for deep-frying, provided it is a high-quality product and care is taken when heating it according to the International Olive Council. When used correctly for deep-frying, olive oil does not undergo substantial structural changes when heated, keeps its nutritional value better than other oils and improves the flavor of food.Full Answer >
Zucchini can be added to cake mix by shredding the zucchini and adding it in place of oil. Zucchini is naturally moist and has the same baking traits as oil.Full Answer >
To make salt and vinegar popcorn, you need 1/4 cup olive oil, 6 tablespoons of popcorn kernels, 4 tablespoons of butter, 4 teaspoons of salt and 1 1/2 tablespoons of vinegar powder. Cook the popcorn on the stove over medium heat. Top the popcorn with melted butter, salt and vinegar powder in a bowl. From start to finish, it should take less than 20 minutes to create this recipe at home.Full Answer >
Chicken strips should be deep-fried for five or six minutes before they are removed from the oil. The chicken strips should be golden brown before they are taken out.Full Answer >