Homemade Wasabi Furikake Seasoning
192 (¼ tsp)
In Japan, furikake is sprinkled on everything from rice and noodles to veggies and seafood. This coarse mixture of seaweed, sesame, dried seafood, sugar and salt offers umami deliciousness and a subtle, sweet flavour.
- Bonito flakes are flakes of dried smoked bonito, a fish in the tuna family. It is used in Japanese cuisine to add salty flavour to soup stock, sauces, and noodle and vegetable dishes.
- Nori are sheets of dried seaweed used as a wrap for sushi and a garnish for soups and noodles.
- Look for bonito flakes and nori in the international aisle of some supermarkets, Asian specialty markets or online.
- Use Homemade Wasabi Furikake Seasoning to prepare Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings.
- 1 Place the wasabi peas, bonito flakes, nori, Sea Salt, sugar and Cayenne Pepper into a food processor. Pulse until the mixture is well blended and powdery. Transfer to bowl.
- 2 Toast the Sesame Seeds in a dry frying pan on a medium heat for about 2 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally. Immediately toss with the wasabi pea mixture and leave to cool completely.
- 3 Store in tightly covered jar in a cool, dry place up to 1 month.