Five-Spice Pork Triangles

These fun pastry triangles are loaded with five-spiced pork and onions to be a truly flavorful appetizer in a flaky crust.

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These five-spice pork and onion pastry triangles have a moist savory filling with a unique Asian twist and a thin crisp crust. It is the perfect dish for a family dinner.

Chinese five-spice is a fragrant mixture of cinnamon, clove, fennel seed, star anise and Sichuan peppercorn. It is powerfully scented, a little goes a long way.

Five-Spice Pork Triangles
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These fun pastry triangles are loaded with five-spiced pork and onions to be a truly flavorful appetizer in a flaky crust.
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Serves: 3 servings
  • 1 package Puff Pastry Sheets, thawed
  • 300 g minced pork
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoon rice wine
  • ½ teaspoon five spice powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • 2 egg yolk
  • ½ cup spring onion, finely chopped
  1. Mix pork, onion, spring onion, five spice powder, fish sauce, rice wine, corn flour and water in a bowl. Stir until all of the ingredients have combined.
  2. Cut the pastry sheet into 3-inch squares.Place about 2 tablespoon pork mixture in the middle of each square. Fold squares over the filling to form triangles. Brush with a little of the egg yolk and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  3. Set the oven to 200 degree and bake for 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden and crispy.


Lei Zhang

My name is Lei. I grew up in China and have been living in New Zealand for almost two decades. During the day time, I work in an IT job. My passion for food and photograph has led me to this space where I can share my recipes and express my artistic side. I am striving to find the best matched ingredients to create the simple and tasty dishes. I summarize the recipes to as simple as possible and leave the room for your creativity. Thanks for stopping by, grab your aprons, get cooking, enjoy the food and life!

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