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Sushi Database (With Calories Count)

Sushi is a popular staple food in Japanese cuisine. Sushi is made with cooked rice that is flavoured with vinegar, and accompanied by a variety of vegetables, meat, and seafood.
 
Traditional Sushi is prepared with raw seafood, but most typical use cooked ingredients.  There exists many different styles and types as shown in the following:
  • Maki - Ingredients wrapped in Nori(Seaweed). Four types of Maki.
  • Inari - Fried Tofu act as a container that holds the ingredients.
  • Narezushi - Fermented fish used as main ingredient.
  • Nigiri - Ingredients pressed into shape by sushi chef. 
  • Oshizushi - Sushi is molded by a box.
  • Chirashizushi - Bowl of rice with many types of ingredients, also called scattered sushi.
  • Note * Raw fish or meat sliced and served without using rice is called sashimi. Read more on the difference between Sushi and Sashimi.

The increasing popularity of sushi outside of Japan has resulted in other ingredients such as avocado, cucumber, okara, fake crab meat(pollock), fruits and other varieties of meats and sauces. 

Sushi List with Calories Info (Constantly Updated)

Sushi Description Ingredients Calories Country
Mango Roll

This roll is topped off with a creamy mango paste.  Inside it has ingredients such as avocado, crab meat, tempura shrimp and mango slices.

Mango, Mango Paste, Avocado, Crab meat, Shrimp 143 United States
Tuna

Iconic and one of the very first sushi to appear in Japan.  Ahi and Yellow fin are a popular Tuna, but the best and true tuna comes from the Blue Fin.

Raw Tuna, Ahi Tuna, Yellow Fin, Blue Fin 59 Japan
Spider Roll

Spider roll is known to have a crunch that comes from the breaded or battered deep-fried soft shell crab. Other ingredients used are cucumber, avocado, daikon sprouts or lettuce, and spicy mayonnaise. Calories based on 4 pieces.

Soft Shell Crab, Crab, Cucumber, Avocado, Daikon, Lettuce, Mayonnais, Spicy Mayonnais 317 United States
Ahi Roll

This is also called a Tuna Roll in Western Countries  but using a more expensive Tuna in Ahi.  

Ahi Tuna, Yellow Fin, Cucumber, Daikon, Avocado 161 Japan
Yakiniku Nigiri

Meat (beef) from the process of Yakiniku(Grill)  is used in Nigiri style sushi.  Beef is marinated in sukiyaki, finely chopped green paprika, and topped with hints of finely chopped onion.  Read more on Yakiniku.

Beef 130 Japan
Sea Eel

Sea eel is cook lightly until it become soft.  Soft in texture and light. Sauce is used is a combination of eel juice, soy sauce, rice wine, and sugar

Eel, Eel Sauce, Sea Eel 45 Japan
Rainbow Roll

Very similar to a uramaki California roll but with multiple types of fish and covered in avocado.

Yellowtail, Tuna, Salmon, Snapper, White Fish, Eel, Avocado 476 United States
Aburi Salmon

Aburi is a style where the top part of the salmon is grilled or torched and the bottom is left raw.  This process gives it a nice texture.

Salmon, Grilled Salmon 90 Japan
Spicy Scallop Roll

Popular in North America.  Main ingredients are Rice, chopped Scallop and Sriracha sauce.  Could also have Cucumbers, Avocado, or Pickled Ginger.

Scallop, Sriracha 289 United States
Halibut

Halibut has a light and earthy taste.  A good starter when eating Sushi.

Halibut 43 Japan
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