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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
Anago Roll

This Sushi Roll special ingredient is Mitsuba(Japanese Parsley).  Other ingredients include BBQ Eel, cucmbers and Japanese Mayo.  

Barbecue Eel, Parsley, Cucumber 340 Japan
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
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
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
Honey,Thyme Roasted Carrot, Red Pepper & Spring Onion Uramaki

A beautiful vegetarian roll with summer like ingredients.  Nice touch of black toasted sesame seeds to compliment the sweetness of the honey and carrots.  Click here to read more and for recipe.

Carrots, Red Pepper, Spring Onions, Thyme, Sesame Seeds United Kingdom
Scallop (Hotate)

A shelffish high in glycogen which gives its taste and sweetness. Very soft in texture.

Scallop, Hotate 56 Japan
Squid (Ika)

Squid has a tough texture to it.  With sweet flavors, requires a bit more chewing, but the flavors in each chew is explosive.  Click here for more details on Ika.

Squid 26 Japan
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
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