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This Chinese spice blend has become a part of Thai cuisine, and it has a beautiful aroma that is great in marinades, spice rubs, soups, sprinkled on fried chicken or on roasted veg like my roasted cauliflower recipe!


  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 piece star anise
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp sichuan peppercorns (optional)
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds (optional)


Grind all spices in a coffee grinder, blender, or mortar and pestle until fine. Keep in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.


Five-Spice Powder

My Five-Spice Powder Blend ผงพะโล้