Recipe For Chinese Five Spice Powder

This is really worth making your own – as and when you need it. I use a coffee grinder as my spice grinder as it works brilliantly. Just remember, if you grind spices in it, you cannot use it for coffee.

"Chinese Five Spice Powder"
Chinese Five Spice Powder

 

Chinese Five Spice Powder
 
Ingredients
  • 5 star anise
  • 15mls fennel seeds
  • 15mls Sichuan peppercorns
  • 10mls cloves
  • 10mls ground cinnamon
Method
  1. place the spices in a dry frying pan and heat gently
  2. remove from the heat when you can smell the spices
  3. grind to a fine powder
  4. pass through a fine sieve to remove the husks

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Tandy

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13 thoughts on “Recipe For Chinese Five Spice Powder

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  3. hi please tell me in where do you use this spice in just wondering if i can use it to make milk tea with it . what about cakes.thanks. hope to hear from you soon.

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    1. hi, I have never used this in sweet dishes – I use it for stir fry’s and as a rub for pork. Give it a try and let me know 🙂

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  4. This is so easy – thanks!

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    1. my pleasure 🙂

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  5. I can almost smell the wonderful aromoas from here. 😉
    🙂 Mandy

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    1. it is such a nice blend and was a wow factor with my stir fry the other night 🙂

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  6. Thanks for this 🙂

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    1. it is the first of my new herb / spice posts that will be making an appearance on a Wednesday 🙂

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