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Star anise

What is star anise? About the ingredient star anise. Including 175 recipes with star anise, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


Star anise - whole

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp, whole (6g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20Calories from Fat 8
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3.0g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars ~
Protein 1.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Star anise is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Star anise is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does star anise weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp, whole 6
1 tsp, whole 2

In Chinese:八角
British (UK) term: Star anise
en français:anis étoilé
en español:anís estrellado

Recipes using star anise

There are 177 recipes that contain this ingredient.

A1 World's Best Tomato Sauce
Anise Chicken for Two
Anise Pillows/Pfefferneuse
Baked Butternut Squash
Bread-machine Panettone
Bulk Italian Sausage
Chinese Beef Stew
Chinese Broad Bean and Potato Stir-Fry with Noodles
Classic Almond Biscotti
Five Spice Powder
German Christmas Cookies
Hanoi Beef and Rice-Noodle Soup (Pho Bac)

All 177 recipes


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