Sunflower oil is a mild, unobtrusive oil that has a high heat tolerance and very little flavor. It’s often used for frying and sautéing because it doesn’t impart it’s own flavor into foods. It’s more often used for it’s functionality.
In general, this oil has:
- Light yellow, almost clear color
- Very little flavor profile and a mile aroma
- High smoke point and good heat tolerance
- High oleic versions are stable with long fry and shelf life