This sweet and pungent mixture of five ground spices is an essential ingredient in Chinese cooking. Combines well with all meats and vegetables making it an ideal addition to Chinese Stir-fry. Used in meat, pork, duck, and poultry marinades for barbecuing. Mixed with a little bit of salt, it makes a dip for deep-fried Chinese foods. Ingredients in Chinese Five-Spice are Black Pepper, Cloves, Cinnamon, Fennel and Anise Star.