Furikake Seasoning

A delicious spice blend that adds flavor and flair to rice, vegetables, Asian pasta dishes, etc., etc.


  • 1/4 cup white sesame seeds
  • 1-2 nori sheets (seasoned or plain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes


  1. In a food processor or spice grinder, pulse white sesame seeds once or twice to partly grind, keeping some whole.
  2. Place white seeds in a dry pan (or sauté pan) with black sesame seeds and red pepper flakes (if using) on medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until lightly toasted, about 5 minutes.
  3. Cut nori sheets into small pieces with kitchen shears or a sharp knife, or crumble with your hands.
  4. Combine nori and sesame seed mixture in a small bowl. Add salt and sugar, stirring to combine.

Can be stored in an air-tight container for 4-6 months.