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FIVE SPICE POWDER

FIVE SPICE POWDER

All of the five flavors – sour, bitter, sweet, pungent, and salty – are found in five-spice powder.

With the sweet tones of star anisecloves and cinnamon with the bite of Szechwan pepper, all married together with ground fennel seeds. Add it whenever you want to lend flavor to stir-fries, soups and red-cooked dishes. It works well with meats, and makes an excellent marinade. It is used for duck, pork and seafood, , or added to the breading for fried foods. 

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Recipe for Homemade Five Spice Powder

Blend the following ground spices: 
1 1/2 tbsp star anise 
2 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 
1 1/2 tsp  cinnamon 
1/2 tsp pimento pepper 
1/2 tsp cloves 
optional: 1/2 teaspoon white pepper and/or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger. 
Both will give added bite and depth of flavor. ENJOY!

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