Five Spice Powder # 2
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
2 teaspoons Sichuan peppercorns
8 star anise, or 4 teaspoons ground anise
half teaspoon ground cloves
1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 Tablespoon ground fennel seeds

In a dry skillet, roast peppercorns by shaking pan over low to med. heat until aroma of the peppercorns is released, about 3 min. 

Grind roasted peppercorns & star anise separately in a blender or spice mill. Sift. Mix in other spices & grind again until very fine.  Store in an airtight container. Makes about 4 Tbls.