Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Penang Pok Oy Thong 5-Spice Powder

We did a quick search online and found out that the most famous 5-spice powder in Penang is from the brand Pok Oy Thong. It contains finely ground spices of cinnamon, aniseed, star anise, lime peel, cloves, coriander seeds, nutmeg, rice and pepper. Basically, you can you use it to marinate all kinds of meat. According to the suggested cooking instruction, use 2 teaspoons of 5-spice powder (for 600g of meat), add with sugar, salt and soy sauce for the marination. The meat is then suitable for frying, roasting and grilling.

You can get it at:
Kedai Ubat Cina Pok Oy Thong
365-B, Lebuh Chulia, 10200 Penang, Malaysia.

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