Orange Fruit Salad with Five-Spice Powder

orange fruit salad with five spice powder
Photo: Pippa Drummond
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 to 6 Serves

Made from cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, Sichuan peppercorns, and star anise, Chinese five-spice powder brings a sweet-and-spicy depth to this sunny salad that teams tropical fruit with peaches, oranges, and golden raspberries.


  • 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and halved

  • 1 yellow peach or nectarine, sliced

  • ½ mango, peeled and sliced

  • ½ papaya, peeled, seeded, and sliced

  • 1 navel orange, peeled and sliced, plus 1 more, peeled and halved

  • ½ cup golden raspberries

  • ¼ cup passionfruit seeds (optional)

  • Five-spice powder and flaky sea salt, for serving


  1. Slice one pineapple half. Arrange all sliced fruits on a platter. Chop remaining pineapple half and half of remaining orange; scatter around platter with raspberries. Top with passionfruit seeds.

  2. Squeeze juice from remaining orange half over fruit; sprinkle with five-spice powder and salt. Serve immediately, or wrap in plastic and refrigerate up to 4 hours.

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