Chinese Five Spice Vegetable Stir Fry

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  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 5 mins
  • Makes: 4 servings

Chinese Five Spice Seasoning was developed to include all five tastes sweet, sour, bitter, salty and hot or pungent/spicy. In this vegetable stir fry, all five flavors are present in each crunchy and veggie-packed bite. Serve stir fry over hot rice and add grilled chicken, seafood or beef for a meat version.


  • oil for sautéing

  • 6 stalks of celery, cut in 1-inch diagonal slices

  • 6 green onions, cut in half lengthwise

  • 2 large bell peppers, sliced

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Five Spice Powder

  • 2 cups fresh mung bean sprouts

  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced


    1. In a wok or skillet, heat oil. Add celery, green onion, and peppers. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

    2. Mix together water, honey, soy sauce, Five-Spice Powder. Pour this sauce over vegetables.

    3. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

    4. Stir in mung bean sprouts and mushrooms, and cook for another 5 minutes.

    Serve over hot rice.


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