Recipe Details

Prefer your Furikake Seasoning with a kick? Wasabi peas and McCormick Culinary® Crushed Red Pepper bring heat to this blend of ingredients including McCormick Culinary® Sesame Seed and dried nori (seaweed). Use it to amp up the flavor in Japanese pub favorites like our Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings.


  1. Place wasabi peas, bonito flakes, nori, sea salt, sugar and red pepper in food processor. Pulse until mixture is well blended and powdery. Transfer to bowl.
  2. Toast sesame seeds in dry skillet on medium heat about 2 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally. Immediately toss with wasabi pea mixture; cool completely.
  3. Store in tightly covered jar in cool, dry place up to 1 month.


– Bonito flakes are flakes of dried smoked bonito, a fish in the tuna family. It is used in Japanese cuisine to add salty flavor to soups, stocks, 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.

-  Recipe makes about 1 cup or 192 (1/4-teaspoon) servings.