It won't have the same heat, but it will still taste good. I have recipes of Indian and Mexican spice blends, too. If you happen to come across this version, it will taste different compared to this recipe and those from other regions of Asia. Substitute black peppercorns if you don't have Sichuan peppercorns on hand. It's so convenient to make this mix from pantry staples I have on hand. Transfer to paper towel lined plate. But my favorite is this Chinese five spice version with its strong anise flavor. A simple authentic recipe for Chinese Five Spice that takes 5 minutes from start to finish! In this vegetable stir fry, all five flavors are present in each crunchy and veggie-packed bite. Chinese Five Spice Seasoning was developed to include all five tastes sweet, sour, bitter, salty and hot or pungent/spicy. I regularly mix up my own spice blends. Use this recipe in Authentic Szechuan Sauce, Szechuan Eggplant, Szechuan Tofu, Vietnamese Vermicelli Bowls and many other dishes! In southern China, five-spice powder usually includes Saigon cinnamon and orange peel instead of the traditional Chinese cinnamon and cloves. Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes, toss with 5 spice powder. This Chinese five spice tofu is … Heat … Take cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise and sichuan peppers in a small grinder jar or coffee … —Lydia Scott, Englehart, Ontario Winter Stir-fry With Chinese Five-spice River Cottage sea salt, garlic clove, onion, large carrot, lime juice, shallots and 12 more Indian Five-spice Vegetable Stir-fry BBC carrot, olive oil, freshly ground black pepper, spring onions and 10 more Serve stir fry over hot rice and add grilled chicken, seafood or beef for a meat version. Chinese Five Spice Vegetarian Recipes Sweet and Spicy Chinese Five Spice Roasted Almonds Pinch My Salt olive oil, five spice, sugar, raw almonds, ground cayenne, fine grain sea salt Baked Chinese Five Spice Fries with Sriracha Ketchup A Squared Stir-fry tofu for 4 minutes (or until golden). Origin of Chinese Five Spice Interestingly, Chinese Five Spice is based on the five elements - fire, water, wood, earth and metal. A recipe for Chinese-inspired five-spice tofu, marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, and Chinese five spice, and baked in the oven. In wok or skillet, heat half of the oil over medium high.