Shichimi Togarashi (japanese 7 Spice Seasoning) Recipe

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Shichimi Togarashi (Japanese 7 Spice Seasoning)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is one variation of the seasoning found at Gourmet Sleuth. It can be used to top rice, flavor soups or noodles and yakitori.

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1/4 cup
15 Min
No-Cook or Other


3 tsp
sansho powder (japanese sichuan pepper)
1 tsp
nori flakes
3 tsp
dried tangerine peel, or dried orange peel
3 tsp
ground chili pepper
1 tsp
black sesame seeds
1 tsp
golden sesame seeds or poppy seeds
2 tsp
garlic, minced


1Grind the seeds with the sansho and chili powder (in a suribachi — the grooved Japanese mortar, or a small spice grinder).
2Stir in the nori, peel and garlic.
3Store in airtight container in refrigerator; will remain fresh for a month.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy