Star Anise - Whole

15g (1 pack)

Use in Asian marinades and to flavour stewed fruit.

The dried, star-shaped fruit of this Oriental tree are called Star Anise because of their distinctive star shape. Not to be confused with Anise Seed, Star Anise has a similar anise taste however it is quite pungent, clovey and licorice-like. Ground Star Anise is an essential component of Chinese Five Spice powder and is used in many Oriental recipes, especially those made with duck. Star Anise also adds flavour to stewed compotes of fruit when placed in whole during cooking.

Other Common Names

Badian, Chinese Anise. Botanical Name: (Illicium verum)

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  Per 100g
Energy (kj) 1411.0
Protein (g) 17.6
Fat (g) Total 15.9
Carbohydrate (g) 50.0
Sodium (mg) 15.5
Dietary Fibre (g) 14.6
Potassium (mg) 1441.0