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Chinese 5 Spice

Chinese Spice mix crop

If you can't find Chinese five spice powder, or just prefer to blend your own, here is how to do it.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 1/2 cupServings


  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 6 star anise or 2 teaspoons anise seedsground star anise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons szechuan peppercorns or black peppercorns
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves


1. Combine all ingredients in a spice grinder, blend until finely ground.  

2. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for 1-2 months.

*Whole or ground peppercorns do not require a hashgacha.