Five-spice powder

Chinese Five Spice Powder

Chinese Five Spice Powder
Five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices used primarily in Chinese cuisine, but also used in other Asian cookery. Five-spice powder encompasses all five flavour types - sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty.
Serves: 1
  • 4 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 4 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 4 tablespoons broken cinnamon sticks
  • 4 tablespoons fennel seed
  • 12 whole star anise
  1. Grind each ingredient separately in a spice mill or mortar.
  2. Combine and mix well.
  3. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.

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