Recipes for Shichimi and Sansho Japanese Spices

June 18, 2018

Shichimi isn't just for sprinkling on udon and miso soup, try shichimi and sansho on some different dishes.

1 Shichimi curry 


500g of minced pork


8 cherry tomatos

2 pieces of garlic

1 onion

4 green peppers

2 tsp of salt and soy sauces 

1 tbsp of curry powder

Cooked rice


Fry onion and garlic, add minced pork and fry some more. Once the pork is cooked, add green pepper and pasata and fry. Add salt, soy sauce, curry powder, cherry tomatos and shichimi. You can add sultana and fried onion as topping.



2 Sansho chicken kara-age

2 chicken thighs

1 tbsp of sansho


potato starch



Cover chicken with sansho powder and salt.

Then cover it with potato starch and deep fry.  






3 Avocado prawn tofu salad with yuzu shichimi


1 tofu ( cut into 1.5cm dice )

1 avocado 

100g of cocktail prawns

8 cherry tomatos


yuzu shichimi

2 tbsp of miso

3 tbsp of mayonnaise 


Dry tofu with kitchen towel. place all the veg and tofu in the bowl and add dressing.  



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