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)
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
|Spicy Scallop Roll||
Popular in North America. Main ingredients are Rice, chopped Scallop and Sriracha sauce. Could also have Cucumbers, Avocado, or Pickled Ginger.
Halibut has a light and earthy taste. A good starter when eating Sushi.
This Sushi Roll special ingredient is Mitsuba(Japanese Parsley). Other ingredients include BBQ Eel, cucmbers and Japanese Mayo.
|Barbecue Eel, Parsley, Cucumber||340|
|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|
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|