Quatre Épices Recipe

Quatre epices
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  • 2 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 5 tbsp. (20 servings)
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This quatre épices recipe, or four spices, is used to season everything, from soups to grilled chicken, in the French kitchen. This traditional version uses white pepper; black pepper can be used as a substitution.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons pepper (ground, white)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (ground)
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 tablespoon cloves (ground)

How to Make It

Stir the spices together and store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.

This quatre épices recipe makes 5 tablespoons or slightly less than 1/3 cup of spice mixture.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 5
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)