Quatre Épices Recipe

Quatre epices
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  • Total: 2 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 5 tbsp. (20 servings)

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

  1. 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)
5 Calories
0g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)