Are you unsure of how to use the five spice powder in your cooking? Here we have recipes with chicken, beef, pork and even a fruit salsa that will expand your dishes.
A deliciously simple pork recipe that's similar to what you can get in the restaurant. Pork is pan-fried until crisp, then stir-fried with chillies, onions, capsicum and seasonings. A wonderful dish to share and serve with freshly cooked rice.
Make the most of prime lean beefsteak by stir-frying it with healthy vegetables, wholesome noodles and aromatic Asian-style flavourings.
Char siew is a timeless Chinese dish that is easy to prepare and very delicious. When you buy it at the hawker center, it's usually a brilliant red because of food colouring. I don't use it at home. You'll find lots of different recipes for char siew, this was given to me by a friend.
A delicious experiment I made with pork shoulders and I have to share it! It turned out tender and spicy; served it with rice and broccoli or you can do bok choy too.
A delicious and easy marinade for pork. Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice.
Chinese five spice seasoning is made up of cloves, anise seed, star anise, cinnamon and ginger. You can find it premixed in any supermarket. The chicken breasts are sprinkled with this spice, marinated and baked.
An Indonesian-style stir-fry combining colourful crunchy vegetables and tender chicken strips. Serve with toasted white or wholemeal pita bread.
A mixture of green vegetables adds colour, crispness and flavour to this simple noodle stir-fry with pork and dried mushrooms.
A pungent mix of Szechuan peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, and star anise, five-spice powder is used extensively in Chinese cooking.
Here, strips of duck are stir-fried with onions, water chestnuts, bok choy, bean sprouts and - a sweet touch - fresh pear. Very little oil is needed for a stir-fry, and adding lots of vegetables keeps the quantity of meat down. Serve with noodles or rice.