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Shichimi togarashi

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This Japanese seven-spice mix can be used in noodle and rice dishes, soups and tempura. Discover the ingredients in shichimi togarashi and where to buy it.

Shichimi togarashi, a Japanese seven-spice mix, is a spicy-savoury blend of ground chillies, plus a variety of other ingredients that typically include sesame seeds, poppy seeds and citrus peel.

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Availability

Find it in specialist Asian food shops or online.

Store it

Store in a cool, dry place.

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Cook it

Use shichimi togarashi to add colour and a fiery kick to noodle and rice dishes, soups, tempura, and savoury snacks.