This traditional Chinese seasoning blend has a unique flavor – use sparingly though, as a little does go a long way.
1 tablespoon star anise
2 teaspoons Szechuan peppercorns (may use black peppercorns)
1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
1 one-inch piece cinnamon stick
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Combine all ingredients in the bowl of the Cuisinart spice grinder. Pulse spices 2 to 3 times and then process until completely ground, about 40 to 50 seconds.
Use immediately or contain in a sealed glass jar. Store in a dry, cool place.