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5 spice powder substitute - easy!!

Making sweet and sour pork and just realized I don't have 5 spice - substitute help!!

asked by chefheather over 6 years ago

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Kristen Miglore
Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52

added over 6 years ago

You can try a combination that's something along the lines of these proportions:

2 teaspoons of Szechuan peppercorns, roasted & ground
8 star anise, ground
½ teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground fennel seeds

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maw
maw
added over 6 years ago

What Kristen suggested is what I believe is correct. A little goes along way.

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