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shichimi togarashi; shichimi

Pronunciation: [shee-CHEE-mee toh-gah-RAH-shee]

Categories: Japanese

A peppery Japanese condiment made of seven different seasonings including red chile flakes (togarashi), sansho, white sesame seeds, nori (seaweed) flakes, bits of dried mandarin orange peel, black hemp seeds and white poppy seeds. Shichimi togarashi is available in hot, medium and mild strengths in most Asian markets. It's also called hichimi togarashi and seven spice seasoning.