How to Make 5 Spice Powder. Homemade 5 Spice Powder Recipe. Episode #201 with Whats4Chow.com
Recipe type: Spice Blends
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.
- 1 Tsp Szechuan Peppercorns
- 1 Tsp Cloves
- 1 Tsp Fennel Seeds
- 3g Star anise
- 3 Tsp Cinnamon
- Heat a small pan over medium high heat and dry fry the Szechuan peppercorns for about 60 seconds and they are strongly fragrant.
- Place the Szechuan peppercorns, cloves, ground cinnamon, fennel seed and star anise in your spice grinder and zap them until fine.
- Store the powder in airtight spice bottle in a cool dry place.