- 2 parts dried lemongrass
- 2 parts dried lemon peel
- 1 part Chinese 5 spice powder
- 1/2 part salt
- 1/2 part garlic powder
These proportions are approximate. A “part” could be a teaspoon, tablespoon or other measurement. Please, feel free to play with this one. Other recipes for classic Thai flavors include these ingredients as well as mint, cumin, cayenne, white pepper, chili pepper, ginger and even jalapeños. Pick what works for you based on how spicy you want your blend, always remembering that this is a classic recipe that each and every cook would create his or her own blend. Make it uniquely yours.