Chinese-Style Five Spice Rub Recipe

  • 1/4 cup whole star anise pods
  • 5 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 5 tablespoons Szechuan peppercorns
  • 5 tablespoons fennel seed
  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  1. Grind the anise pods, cloves, peppercorns, fennel, and cinnamon in a spice mill or with a mortar and pestle to a fine powder. Store in a sealed container in a cool dark place until needed.