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 most popular type in Japan is Nigiri where as in Western Countries it is the Maki Rolls. You can read more about the differences between the two by clicking on the image below.
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 Sort descending|
|British Columbia Roll||
Also known as the BC Roll, it contains barbecued pacific salmon and cucumber. Also as a substitute, barbecued salmon skin with mayo is used. Hidekazu Tojo claimed to have invented it in 1974 in Vancouver.
|Salmon, Cucumber, Mayonnais, Eel Sauce, Grilled Salmon Skin||245||Canada|
Popular in Canada, contains Prawn Tempura and Masago (capelin roe), Radish Sprouts, Avocado and/or Cucumber, and Mayo.
|Prawn, Masago, Radish Sprouts, Avocado, Cucumber, Mayonnais||370||Canada|
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|
The Seattle Roll contains cucumber, avocado, raw salmon, and masago or tobiko. Substitute ingredients include smoked or seared salmon and cream cheese.
|Cucumber, Avocado, Salmon, Masago, Tobiko, Cream Cheese||380||United States|
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|
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|
Similar to a Spicy Tuna Roll which has fillings of smelt roe, spicy sauce and avocado.
|Tuna, Spicy Tuna, Smelt Roe, Spicy Sauce, Avocado||440||United States|
|Salmon Skin Roll||
Popular in North America. Has a nice crispy sweet taste. Main ingredient is Grilled Salmon Skin which is packed with nutrients.
|Salmon, Grilled Salmon Skin, Avocado||245||United States|
Basically a Unagi roll but with an addition of Cucumber and Sesame seeds. The combination of the cucumber and BBQ Eel gives this roll a nice flavorful crunch.
|Barbecue Eel, Cucumber, Sesame Seeds||352||United States|
|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|