Chinese Five Spice
- SALT FREE -
This classic spice blend from China is believed to be first barbecue rub and is traditionally used in Peking duck. It's combined heating and cooling elements relfect the Chinese philosophy of yin and yang and unites the five flavors: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and savory.
Chinese Five Spice is so versatile it can be used in meat marinades or as a spice in barbecuing. Add it to rice, toss in a stir fry, or add a dash to soups and stews. Pairs well with fatty cuts of meat like duck and pork as well as vegetarian fare like hot fried tofu. It can also be your secret ingredient in baked goods like muffins, breads, spice cakes, and cookies.
Saigon cinnamon, star anise, fennel seed, cloves, ginger, black pepper
Flavor of Chinese Five Spice
This salt-free seasoning is cinnamony, licoricey, pungent, and sweet-spiced with peppery notes.
Uses of Chinese Five Spice
Add to rice and stir-fries. Season marinades and barbecue sauces. Flavor baked goods including muffins and breads.