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Japanese Seven Spice Seasoning Rub

Japanese 7 Spice Recipe

This Japanese 7 Spice Recipe is all about Umami. Giving this spice a the deep meaty flavor. 
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: Japanese 7 spice, spice rub, togorashi
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 0.5 cup
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Sabrina Baksh


  • 2 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons dried orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon umami powder
  • 1 tablespoon togarashi (spicy ground pepper)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper


  • Combine ingredients in a small bowl and apply to meats. Double or triple the recipe for later cooking projects. Simply combine and store rub in an airtight container or jar for up to 1 year after preparation. Do not store any rub that has come into contact with raw meat.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 14043mg | Potassium: 1001mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 15083IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 449mg | Iron: 13mg