What do you do with 5-spice powder?
I have a LOT of 5-spice powder. I sprinkle it on yams before roasting them (in fry-shape). I love the flavour, so what else can I do with it?
My lunch-time chinese place has a 5-spice eggplant dish. When I had it it was sub-mulligan, but that's because it was over-cooked mush.
Chopped eggplant, stir-fryed with a bit of chopped tofu, the both of them previously sprinkled with 5-spice powder and a dash of Mirin, makes a formidable dish.
Add bean sprouts, shaved ginger, and lime zest to taste.
a super easy marinade is 5 spice with soy sauce. i put it on pork, chick or tofu.
i also use it in flour coatings as browniebaker.
it's good on corn or popcorn.
asian flavoured braises use it too.
This won't use up a lot of it, but leite's culinaria has a recipe for five-spice biscuits which look good; a simple sugar biscuit with some five spice in it...