Togarashi Spice Blend Our version of the traditional 7-ingredient Japanese spice blend, this savory/spicy condiment is delicious sprinkled over soups and udon noodles, grilled meats and fish, popcorn, and avocado toast.

1. Add the Sichuan peppercorn, dried orange peel, half the sesame seeds, and half the chopped nori to a spice grinder and pulse until well combined.

2. Transfer to a bowl and add the remaining ingredients, including the reserved sesame seeds and chopped nori.

3. Place in a sealed container and store at room temperature for up to 6 months.

Makes about ½ cup

1 tablespoon Sichuan pepper,

1 tablespoon dried orange peel,

1 tablespoon black sesame,

1 tablespoon nori, finely chopped (about 1 half sheet),

2 teaspoons ground ginger,

2 tablespoons chili flakes,

1 teaspoon kosher salt.

Make

Tip

Toast your nori before chopping it if you have time.

Togarashi Spice Blend

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Our version of the traditional 7-ingredient Japanese spice blend, this savory/spicy condiment is delicious sprinkled over soups and udon noodles, grilled meats and fish, popcorn, and avocado toast.

Makes about ½ cup

1 tablespoon Sichuan pepper

1 tablespoon dried orange peel

1 tablespoon black sesame

1 tablespoon nori, finely chopped (about 1 half sheet)

2 teaspoons ground ginger

2 tablespoons chili flakes

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1. Add the Sichuan peppercorn, dried orange peel, half the sesame seeds, and half the chopped nori to a spice grinder and pulse until well combined.

2. Transfer to a bowl and add the remaining ingredients, including the reserved sesame seeds and chopped nori.

3. Place in a sealed container and store at room temperature for up to 6 months.

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