Shichimi togarashi

20
1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 orange, zest peeled off in strips
  • 2 tbsp of dried chilli flakes
  • 3 tsp sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 nori sheets, broken or snipped into smaller pieces
  • 2 tbsp of white sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp of black sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp of poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

Method

1
Preheat an oven to 140°C/gas mark 1
2
Line a baking tray with baking parchment and lay the strips of orange zest on top. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the zest has completely dried out
3
Once cooled, put the dried orange zest, chilli flakes, Szechuan peppercorns and nori sheets into a spice grinder and blitz to a fine powder
4
Thoroughly mix in the sesame and poppy seeds, along with the ground ginger
5
Store the shichimi togarashi in an airtight jar. It will last for months in a cool, dark place