Chinese Five Spice Powder Recipe
If you're looking for a new way to season your dishes, why not try Chinese five spice powder? This unique blend of spices is perfect for adding flavor to chicken, pork, or beef.
Servings: 1 Jar
- 4 whole star anise
- ½ teaspoon cloves
- ½ tablespoon Chinese cinnamon or regular cinnamon (small piece)
- ½ tablespoon fennel seeds
- 2 teaspoons Sichuan peppercorns
To make your own Chinese five spice powder, start by blending the following whole spices: 4 whole star anise, ½ teaspoon cloves, ½ tablespoon Chinese cinnamon or regular cinnamon, ½ tablespoon fennel seeds. and 2 teaspoons Sichuan peppercorns.
Once you have a uniform mixture, pass it through a fine-mesh strainer to remove any large pieces.
The resulting powder can be used to season any number of Chinese recipes or other dishes, and with a little experimentation, you can find the perfect balance of flavors to suit your taste.
- When blending the ingredients for Chinese five spice powder, make sure to do so in a well-ventilated area, as the spices can be quite strong.
- Be careful when grinding Sichuan peppercorns, as they have a slightly numbing effect on the tongue.
- Enjoy this unique and flavorful spice blend in your favorite Asian dishes!
- You can also use ground spices such as ground fennel seeds, cinnamon and cloves make sure to add them after grinding star anise and Sichuan peppercorns
Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 3mg