Types of Sushi Rolls

Not being a person of cultivated tastes, I’m not a big fan of Japanese sushi rolls. I prefer the “cruder” Korean kimbap in which sesame oil is blended into the rice. But the sushi rolls that Japanese restaurants in the United States come up with are very interesting.
Alaska Rolls

Alaskan Rolls
smoked salmon, asparagus and avocado


Crazy Boy Roll


Crazy Boy Rolls
deep-fried California Roll served with eel sauce

California Roll

imitation crab, avocado and cucumber

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)
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 rolls with photos to be added to this list soon!