How to Make 5 Spice Powder. Homemade 5 Spice Powder Recipe. Episode #201 with Whats4Chow.com

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How to Make 5 Spice Powder. Homemade 5 Spice Powder Recipe. Episode #201 with Whats4Chow.com
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Recipe type: Spice Blends
Cuisine: Chinese
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5 Spice is used in a multitude of Eastern dishes. It is quite useful to know how to make your own 5 Spice Blend. The homemade 5 spice powder also tastes much better then the commercial equivalent, which contains far too much cinnamon, however if you prefer more cinnamon, feel free to add extra.
Ingredients
  • 1 Tsp Szechuan Peppercorns
  • 1 Tsp Cloves
  • 1 Tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 3g Star anise
  • 3 Tsp Cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Heat a small pan over medium high heat and dry fry the Szechuan peppercorns for about 60 seconds and they are strongly fragrant.
  2. Place the Szechuan peppercorns, cloves, ground cinnamon, fennel seed and star anise in your spice grinder and zap them until fine.
  3. Store the powder in airtight spice bottle in a cool dry place.

 

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