Types of Sushi Rolls



Not being a person of cultivated tastes, I don't like Japanese sushi rolls. I prefer the "cruder" Korean kimbap. But the sushi rolls that Japanese restaurants in the United States come up with are very interesting.

California Roll

imitation crab, avocado and cucumber
Alaskan Roll
smoked salmon, asparagus and avocado
Philadelphia Roll
salmon, avocado, asparagus and cream cheese
New York Roll
smoked salmon, apple,  avocado
Boston Roll
crab, salmon, scallion
Texas Roll
beef, cucumber, spinach leaves
Hawaiian Roll
garlic & albacore inside; avocado & albacore on top of the roll
Rainbow Roll
five different kinds of fish and avocado on California Roll
Vegetable Roll
avocado, cucumber, lettuce, kaiware, asparagus, yamagobo
Dragon Roll
freshwater eel, crab and cucumber inside, rice and avocado outside
Spider Roll
soft-shell crab, crab, avocado and cucumber with spicy sauce
Snake Roll
freshwater eel and avocado on California Roll topped with sweet sauce
Bath Street Roll (Bath Street in Santa Barbara)
crab, octopus, cream cheese, smelt egg, avocado and cucumber
Caterpillar Roll
avocado, unagi, kani kama, and cucumber
Mastercard Roll
salmon and tuna on California Roll
Holiday Roll
turkey, cranberry salsa, cream cheese

Kappa Ma / Kappa Maki (cucumber)
Pesto Roll
(turkey or chicken, cream cheese, pesto) 

Shrimp Killer (shrimp tempura and cucumber inside; shrimp on top of the roll)
Spicy Tataki Roll (spicy tuna inside; tuna and avocado on top of the roll)
Firecracker Roll (spicy scallop inside; tuna and avocado on top of the roll)

Rattlesnake Roll (shrimp tempura inside; fresh water eel and avocado on top)
Snowcorn Roll (crab and avocado inside; baked white fish on top)
Baked Salmon Roll (cream cheese, yamagobo and avocado inside; baked salmon on top)

Energy Roll
(freshwater eel, yellowtail, yamagobo, green onions, smelt eggs)
Scallop Volcano Roll (California Roll on the bottom; baked scallop and mushrooms on top)

Hot Night Roll (shrimp tempura and cucumber inside; spicy tuna on top)
Hungry Roll (spicy tuna inside; crispy seaweed and tempura outside)
Crazy Boy Roll (deep-fried California Roll served with eel sauce)
Soft Shell Crab Roll (soft-shell crab, avocado and cucumber)

Las Vegas Roll
(cream cheese, avocado, yamagobo, crab and assorted fish inside; whole roll deep-fried)

More novelty sushi with photos to be added to this list soon!