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Togarashi-Style Seasoning

Japan uses Togarashi seasoning like America uses salt and pepper. Quickly make your own togarashi-style seasoning at home with pantry spices!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Seasoning, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: Dip, Low Carb, Meal Prep, Microwave
Servings: 1 Batch
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Clean Fingers Laynie


  • 3/4 tsp Grated Orange Zest
  • 2 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper


  • Add the orange zest to a small microwave-safe bowl.
  • In 20-second increments, microwave and stir until zest is dry and is no longer clumping (about 2 – 2 ½ minutes).
  • Add sesame seeds, paprika, pepper, garlic powder, ginger and cayenne and mix.
  • Use immediately or store in an air-tight container for up to 1 month.


Estimated Nutrition, Per Batch: Calories 56, Fat 4 g, Carbohydrate 6 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 4 mg
–Recipe adapted from America’s Test Kitchen.