Chinese Five-Spice Potatoes

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An intriguing mix of sweet, sour, pungent, salty, and bitter, five-spice powder is an common ingredient in Chinese cuisine. Use this aromatic spice blend whenever you want to lend extra flavor to dry rubs and marinades for meat and poultry. You can buy five-spice powder with the spies in some supermarkets, Asian markets, and online.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 baking potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tsp. five-spice powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Wash the potatoes. Cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into quarters. Cut each quarter in half.
  • Combine the melted butter, five-spice powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Lay the potatoes on a baking sheet. Use a pastry brush to brush the potatoes with the seasoned butter mixture. Bake the potatoes until golden brown and tender, about 50 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 baking potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tsp. five-spice powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Wash the potatoes. Cut in half lengthwise, then crosswise into quarters. Cut each quarter in half.
  • Combine the melted butter, five-spice powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Lay the potatoes on a baking sheet. Use a pastry brush to brush the potatoes with the seasoned butter mixture. Bake the potatoes until golden brown and tender, about 50 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein2g