Definition of five-spice in English:

five-spice

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(also five-spice powder)

noun

[mass noun]
  • A blend of five powdered spices, typically fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, and peppercorns, used in Chinese cuisine.
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    • Rub the salt, pepper and five-spice powder into the skin.
    • Here's the first one I tried - a simple dish of salmon rubbed with five-spice, that amazing Chinese spice blend.
    • A snow-white baby chicken we sampled was lacquered red with Malaysian soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine, and five-spice powder.

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