Archives: Chinese five-spice

Singapore Turkey Stew

February 12, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Singapore Turkey Stew | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

I had a friend over for lunch the other day and served her this hearty stew filled with Asian-flavored turkey meatballs and crunchy vegetables in a light coconut broth. It was colorful, flavorful and satisfying. I only wish I had doubled the recipe!  When I was at the store buying ingredients for the soup, the Roma tomatoes were pretty sad • Read More »

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Crockpot Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Shoulder

October 11, 2010 | By andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Crockpot, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

This recipe rocks! Just throw a few ingredients in the crockpot, let it cook for 4-8 hours (depending on low or high setting) and you’ve got a flavorful meal with very little effort. The super-tender pork is flavored with five-spice, soy sauce and ginger, and gets a little heat from the chili-garlic sauce. The addition of • Read More »

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Five-Spice Chicken Noodle Salad

August 17, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Grilling/BBQ, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad.

  This is a great summer recipe because it’s light, cool and refreshing. Be liberal with your use of the fresh mint and cilantro…it brings a ton of flavor to the salad! I’ve made this salad with different types of rice noodles, and rice sticks work as well as rice vermicelli. Whatever type of rice noodles you • Read More »

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Grilled Five-Spice Chicken Thighs

March 4, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Recipes.

These Asian-inspired chicken thighs grill up tender and flavorful, and take only minutes to prepare. Chinese five-spice powder is a blend of spices that has the five different flavors: sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. For this recipe, the five-spice (and a few other basic ingredients) are turned into a rub for the chicken. After • Read More »

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Hawaiian-Style Braised Pork

April 1, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Hawaiian-Style Braised Pork | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pork.

  This Hawaiian-inspired pork dish is simple yet very tasty. The pork becomes extremely tender from braising over an hour in a broth mixture seasoned with Chinese five-spice powder, a blend of spices that incorporates the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, and salty).  To save time on the Stir-fried Cabbage, substitute a • Read More »

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