Star Anise

Star anise is widely used in Asian cooking and is a component of the spice blends garum masala and Chinese five spice. It adds a wonderful flavour to meat recipes.

18 Recipes




Global Cuisine

1 review

This is a Malaysian take on an Indian chicken curry which uses coconut milk, cinnamon and star anise.

Recipe by: SweetTooth

127 reviews

These delicious biscotti have a hint of licorice flavour from the ground star anise and can be stored in an airtight container for over a month.

Recipe by: Laria Tabul

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This is a slow cooking casserole where boneless pork loin is simmered with onion shallots, carrots and mushrooms and flavoured with star anise and ginger.

Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

71 reviews

Spareribs boiled then glazed with a sweet, tangy Filipino sauce and baked in the oven. Delicious with white rice.

Recipe by: Christine Johnson

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Perfect for a dinner party or easy feast, a whole salmon fillet is baked with lemons and star anise in foil. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Salmon Baked in Foil Video.

Recipe by: ntbella

1 review

Make duck with meat that falls off the bone and crispy skin. These sweet duck breasts are delicious and they are cooked with plums and star anise.

Recipe by: cphannah

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This is a lovely festive alcoholic drink, perfect for cold nights. Red wine is heated with orange juice, cinnamon, star anise, cloves and orange liqueur.

Recipe by: sophia

16 reviews

Biscotti are twice-baked in the oven to create a dry and crunchy biscuit. This recipe gives you the option of spicing them up with star anise and walnuts.

Recipe by: Michele Flannery

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Fresh dates are such a treat: sweet, succulent and tender. They are the perfect complement to grapefruit and orange in this vitamin C-rich dessert. With fresh mint and a syrup flavoured with star anise and Campari, this offers a real taste sensation at the end of a meal.

Recipe by: Elaine Russell

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A dramatic dessert for a dinner party, this creme brulee is infused with star anise and cashews. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Creme Brulee Video.

Recipe by: Jackie

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