Shichimi Togarashi, also known as “Seven spice powder” or simply shichimi, is a spicy Japanese chili pepper blend. The 7 spices in this blend are chili pepper, orange peel, black sesame seed, white sesame seed, sansho Japanese pepper, ginger, and seaweed.
Shichimi Togarashi is often used as a seasoning in soups, noodles, hot pots, and rice products such as rice cakes and crackers. It’s also a popular tableside condiment in Japan.
Shichimi Togarashi adds spicy Japanese flavor to tempura, meats, and vegetables.