1 tablespoon whole Sichuan peppercorns
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
6 whole cloves
2 to 3 whole dried red chiles, about 2 inches long, such as Sichuan or Arbol
2 whole star anise
4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 teaspoons mirin (Japanese sweet rice cooking wine)
4 whole-wheat pitas, split
Spicy Hoisin Mayo, for serving, recipe follows
8 slices beefsteak tomatoes, for serving
Quick-Pickled Cucumber slices, for serving, recipe follows, or jarred sweet pickle slices
4 green-leaf lettuce leaves, for serving
1 tablespoon chili sauce, such as Sriracha
1 tablespoon jarred hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon Kewpie Japanese sweet mayonnaise or plain mayonnaise
1/2 English cucumber or 2 small Kirby cucumbers, sliced
2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet rice cooking wine)
2 tablespoons clear rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
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