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Japanese Furikake Spice Mix Recipe

Japanese Furikake Spice Mix Recipe

Japanese furikake is an easy and delicious spice mix you can make at home
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword spices
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Author Ana


  • 3/4 Cup sesame seeds
  • 3 Nori sheets
  • 3/4 Teaspoons salt
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar (optional)


  • In a spice grinder pulse the sesame seeds so they are partly ground.
  • Transfer to a pan and sautee on medium heat for 5 minutes or until they are lightly toasted and fragrant. You should feel a faint nutty smell. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Thinly cut the nori sheets and add to the bowl with the sesame seeds. Stir in the salt and sugar.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and store in a cool and dry place.