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Chinese Five-Spice Powder
About 1/3 cup
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Ingredients (5)

  • 2 tablespoons ground star anise
  • 2 tablespoons ground fennel seeds
  • 2 teaspoons crushed cassia
  • 2 teaspoons crushed Szechuan peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories57
  • Fat2.09g
  • Saturated fat0.13g
  • Trans fat0.0g
  • Carbs10.51g
  • Fiber5.49g
  • Sugar0.08g
  • Protein2.52g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium7.74mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

Highly aromatic Chinese five-spice powder enhances stir-fried vegetables, chicken, and especially fatty meats like pork and duck. Five-spice powder isn’t hot but is quite concentrated, so use it in small quantities. (Heat-treated Szechuan pepper may now be legally imported to the United States.)


  1. 1Combine ground star anise, ground fennel seeds, crushed cassia, crushed Szechuan peppercorns, and ground cloves.
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