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)
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|
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|
Similar to a California roll with raw salmon.
|Salmon, Avocado, Crab meat, Pollock||376|
This Sushi Roll special ingredient is Mitsuba(Japanese Parsley). Other ingredients include BBQ Eel, cucmbers and Japanese Mayo.
|Barbecue Eel, Parsley, Cucumber||340|
|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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
|Fatty Tuna (toro)||
Fatty tuna meat comes from the belly(Toro) of the Tuna. It can be very expensive depending on the color, taste, texture and cut, much like grading steak. Eaten raw, it is rich in omega 3 and very oil that gives it a buttery taste when consumed.
|Tuna, Raw Tuna||70|