Chinese 5 Spice Powder


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Chinese 5 Spice Powder

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The Chinese Five-Spice Powder is an essential ingredient in the Oriental kitchen. Used commonly in Chinese and Taiwanese cooking, this spice-mix combines five basic flavours, namely sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (a special savoury taste that is considered part of the five basic flavours in Oriental cuisine).

The strong flavours of the whole spices is especially good in this homemade version, as compared to commercially-prepared store-bought ones. You can make it in small batches and store in a dry, airtight container in a cool and dry place, to retain the flavour and aroma.

Try recipes using this spice powder, such as the 5 Spice Tofu and Bean Sprouts Rice or Chinese Barbequed Tofu with Sesame Noodles .

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Chinese 5 Spice Powder recipe - How to make Chinese 5 Spice Powder

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.25 cup
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Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Grind in a mixer to a smooth fine powder.
  3. Store it in an air-tight container and use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy0 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg

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Chinese 5 Spice Powder
5
 on 21 May 17 10:51 PM


Chinese 5 Spice Powder
5
 on 14 Jun 16 06:07 AM


10 cinnamon sticks? What sort of a measure is that for a cook? What size stick, for bog''s sake specify something, length, volumetric measure, weight..
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Tarla Dalal    H Mzsade, you have to use 10 sticks cinnamon of 1 inch each, we have rectified that. Thank you for informing us.
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14 Jun 16 01:40 PM
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
5
 on 03 Mar 16 11:40 PM


Great powder you must try it :)
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
4
 on 21 Oct 09 09:40 AM


this is a good powder to use..