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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
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
California Roll

Probably one of the most famous roll outside of Japan.  Main ingredient is Crab Meat where most restaurants will use imitation crab meat pollock.

Cucumber, Crab meat, Pollock, Avocado 255 United States
Red Dragon Roll

If you like Tuna, then this roll is for you.  Has cucumbers that gives it an added crunch.

Spicy Tuna, Tuna, Cucumber 340 United States
Caterpillar Roll

Characterized by intricate layers of thinly sliced avocado pieces placed on top of the roll, making it resemble the back of a caterpillar. Read More on Caterpillar Roll.

Cucumber, Eel, Avocado 247 United States
Crunchy Rolls

This is a hefty Roll with the main ingredient beingTempura Batter and there is lots of it.

Tempura Batter, Tobiko, Sesame Seeds, Cucumber, Avocado 580 United States
Alaska Roll

Similar to a California roll with raw salmon.

Salmon, Avocado, Crab meat, Pollock 376 United States
Rainbow Kiwi Roll

A colorful sushi roll, with main ingredients being Kiwis and Prawns.  Great for Summer!

Eeg, Kiwi, Salmon, Prawn 470 United States
Hawaiian Roll

Popular on the West Coast of United States and Hawaii, this roll is characterized by red and green hana ebi.  

Shoyu Tuna, Tuna, Tamago, Kanpyo, Kamaboko, Hana Ebi, Shrimp Powder 245 United States
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