Five-spice powder

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Five-spice powder

 


Five-Spice Powder or Chinese Five Spice Powder.

Five-spice powder, 5 spice powder, five-flavoured powder or five-fragrance spice powder is a mixture of star anise, Szechuan peppercorns, fennel, cloves and cinnamon.

A good blend is pun-gent, fragrant, spicy and slightly sweet at the same time. Comes in a jar or pack.

With all the pepper, it does not taste spicy or hot. It just give a nice flavour to the meat when fried.

When buying make sure the stock is fresh, it these is no smell it properly old stock. But if it seal, look for the expiry date. If it near to expiry date don't buy. Ask for new stock.

Used in stew,braise,stir fry and deep fry. Mainly used to marinate food before cooking.

It keeps indefinitely in a well-sealed jar.

 

 
 
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