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Five Spice Powder


This versatile Chinese mix of sweet and warming spices is a perfect pairing in marinades, sauces, rubs or just in rice.
  • Serves: 1/8 cup
  • Active Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
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    0% - I fed it to the dog


Step 1: Preparing the Spice Blend

Preparing the Spice Blend
  • 1 tsp fennel seed, toasted and ground
  • 1 tsp sichuan peppercorns, toasted and ground
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground star anise


To prepare the blend, in small bowl, mix all spices thoroughly.

Store in a sealed container.


  • Ada P
    Ada P
    Thanks for this - I've always wondered about the ingredients and now I can emulate it perfectly!
  • Paula L
    Paula L
    What meat is it best for
  • Sandy S
    Sandy S
    Hi Paula, My favorite is duck, but it works well with chicken too, depending on what you are serving it with. Fun fact, I like to use it in place of plain cinnamon for cinnamon-sugar toast. Just makes a childhood favorite feel much more grown-up!

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