A spicy tuna roll is a basic sushi roll, made with just a few simple ingredients. Fresh tuna, sushi rice, nori (seaweed), and sriracha mayo are the basics for this delicious sushi recipe.
Learn how to make your favorite sushi roll at home! And I show you two ways to make a Spicy Tuna Roll! One way with the rice on the outside and one way with the rice on the inside!
Hello from NYC! Today is the first day of my nutrition course at the Natural Gourmet Institute! I can hardly believe it’s finally here! I am so excited to learn, read, be in the kitchen and just absorb information and I can’t wait to share what I will learn with you all!
I’m stopping in for a quick second to share this spicy tuna roll recipe. Other than that, follow along on snapchat (hipfoodiemom1) for all the behind the scenes stuff.
On to today’s recipe!
Favorite Sushi Rolls
If I had to pick one sushi roll I could eat for the rest of my life it would be a spicy tuna roll. Don’t get me wrong; I love the crazy, complex rolls too. Some of my favorites are soft shell crab rolls, rainbow rolls, sashimi rice bowls, and all the signature rolls that you find at sushi restaurants. But give me my spicy tuna roll and I am happy.
There’s something about the spicy sriracha mayo sauce that I love. And I think I have perfected the recipe for it, so you guys have to check it out! I use more than just Japanese mayo and sriracha.
I also show you two ways to make a Spicy Tuna Roll . . the more traditional way, as shown below, with the rice on the inside. And, if you’re feeling fancy, another way, where the rice is on the outside.
So be sure to check out my post, where I show you exactly what you will need and to get this fabulous recipe, over at The Kitchenthusiast blog!!
I also made this little video to show just how easy it is to make this Spicy Tuna Roll! I hope you give this recipe a try!
Tuna Roll Recipe Video
Spicy Tuna Roll Calories and Ingredient List
You’ll need to head over to the to get the full, printable recipe. In the meantime, here is the ingredient list so that you can go shopping!
- 1 packet Japanese rice vinegar powder
- 4-5 cups Premium Grade Japanese (medium grade) rice, cooked
- 8-9 ounces sushi-grade tuna
- 2 ripe avocados, sliced open lengthwise and sliced into strips
- 1 package dried seaweed sheets for sushi, using only 4 to 5 sheets
- 1/4 cup finely diced scallions, for garnish
- Roasted sesame seeds, for garnish
- Soy Sauce, for dipping
- Japanese pickled ginger, for garnish
- Wasabi (powdered horseradish), for garnish
For the spicy mayonnaise
- 4 tablespoons Japanese mayonnaise
- 3 to 4 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
- 1 teaspoon roasted sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
All of the nutrition information is on the KitchenAid website, but the spicy tuna roll calories are approximately 300, give or take a few.
And don’t miss next month’s post! I’ll be showing you how to make a sushi burrito! Your mind will be blown with how delicious these are! I hope you enjoy and give this recipe a try!
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