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5 from 2 votes


Furikake is a tasty seasoning that is sprinkled over steamed rice. It's a great way to add a little something extra and tasty to plain rice!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: condiments
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 100 ml
Calories: 3kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 5 tbs sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tbs stevia natural sweetener
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1/2 tbs coconut oil
  • 3 g seasoned seaweed sheets ajitsuke nori
  • 1/2 tbs sugar stars optional


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Combine the water, coconut oil, stevia, and salt in a small bowl and mix well (if the coconut oil is solid, microwave for 30 seconds).
  • Add the sesame seeds in the bowl and combine well.
  • Spread the mixture on a greased and papered tray and bake it for about 10 minutes or until the sesame seeds have browned (you need to keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn't burn).
  • Take the tray out of the oven and allow it to cool down completely.
  • Once the sesme seeds have completely cooled down, place it in a small food processor with seaweed sheets and sugar stars and pulse them for 30 seconds.
  • Serve over warm rice!


cooking time does not include cooling down time.
Stevia can be replaced with same amount of sugar.


Calories: 3kcal | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 2mg | Calcium: 0.4% | Iron: 0.4%