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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 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.

difference between Nigiri and Maki Rolls.jpg

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
Dynamite Roll

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
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
Seattle Roll

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
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
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
Michigan Roll

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
Unakyu Roll

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
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