Basic Furikake Seasoning

Furikake is a seasoning for steamed rice. It also adds variety to seasoned sushi rice. Try any of the variations over sushi rice, on plain tofu or on salads. Furikake also makes a fantastic seasoning for french fries.

Preparation Time5 min


  • One 4 x 7-in (10 x 18-cm) nori sheet
  • 4 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground golden flax seeds
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar


  1. Use kitchen shears to cut the nori into very thin strips.

  2. Place the nori in a food processor and add the sesame seeds, golden flax seeds, sugar and salt.

  3. Process until mixed well. Store at room temperature for up to 1 month.


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