Quatre Épices Recipe

Quatre epices
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Ratings (10)
  • Total: 2 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 5 tbsp. (20 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
5 Calories
0g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.


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

Steps 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.