Sushi is a popular and delicious Japanese dish that has taken the world by storm. It is a type of food that is enjoyed by people of all ages and cultures, and it has become a staple dish in many restaurants around the globe. But did you know that you can make sushi in the comfort of your own home? Not only is it cost-effective, but it also allows you to customize the ingredients to your liking. In this post, we bring to you 25 homemade sushi recipes that will take your taste buds on a roller coaster ride. 

Whether you are a sushi novice or an experienced connoisseur, you will find something that suits your taste. From the classic Avocado Roll to the more adventurous Dragon Roll, these sushi recipes will leave you wanting more. Each recipe has step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow, so you don’t have to worry about messing up. We have also included tips and tricks to make sure your sushi turns out perfect!  

You can make these recipes for a fun night dinning in with friends or for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. So, get ready to put on your apron and make some magic with these 25 homemade sushi recipes. Trust us, once you start making it on your own, you won’t want to stop!

  1. Honey Sriracha Shrimp Sushi Bowls

If you love sushi recipes but feel apprehensive about handling raw seafood at home, this idea is just what you need. Since fresh seafood is challenging to come by in landlocked states, it’s best to make sushi bowls with cooked seafood or fish, making it an ideal choice for those who want to enjoy sushi without worrying about the risks. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in the kitchen, this recipe is easy to prepare and is perfect for satisfying your sushi cravings. Try it out today and experience a delicious and healthy meal.

2. Spicy Crab Rolls

Becoming a professional sushi master requires many years of practice, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a delicious roll at home. With just a few key ingredients, anyone can make a tasty sushi roll, including this spicy crab variety that uses inexpensive surimi to create a creamy and flavorful filling. If you’re lucky enough to have fresh crab, it can be used in place of the surimi. While making sushi, getting the rice just right can be tricky, but there’s no need to worry. With a detailed sushi rice primer, you can easily master the art of making perfect sushi rice and set yourself up for success.

3. Steak Sushi

Steak Sushi is an enjoyable and interactive addition to date night. With various sushi roll options, couples can personalize their rolls in a collaborative effort. The activity can also add some fun and flirtation to the night by making it a competition to see who can create the best sushi rolls. It’s a hands-on experience that can bring people closer and create a memorable experience. So, for those who want to add a twist to their date-night routine, Steak Sushi is a great option to try.

4. Low Carb Keto Sushi

Say goodbye to the stress of dining out on a keto diet with this game-changing keto sushi! Struggling to find low-carb options at restaurants is a thing of the past. Satisfy your cravings without worrying about your carb count. This sushi is a simple and delicious low-carb meal that requires minimal preparation, making it an excellent choice for hosting or adding to your list of low-carb lunch ideas. So ditch the rice and stuff your roll with smoked salmon, cucumber, carrots, and cream cheese! 

5. Vegan Spicy Tuna Roll

Craving sushi but avoiding fish? Look no further than the Vegan Spicy Tuna Roll, the perfect recipe for anyone who loves sushi but wants to avoid animal products. Don’t let your love of sushi stop you from going vegan – this recipe is quick, simple, and requires no special tools or fancy ingredients. It’s perfect for even the most discerning sushi aficionados and is sure to satisfy your cravings for something delicious and healthy. With the Vegan Spicy Tuna Roll, you’ll never miss the fishy flavors of traditional sushi again!

6. Vegetarian Sweet Potato Sushi

Looking for a delicious, easy-to-make dish for your next date night in? Look no further than this vegetarian sweet potato tempura sushi roll! This recipe is both simple and versatile, allowing you to customize it to your liking. Best of all, it’s gluten-free and can even be prepped ahead of time for a quick, on-the-go meal. So why not spice up your next night with this tasty sushi roll? Don’t be hard on yourself if you can’t roll the nori perfectly at first, either way, you get a delicious dish. 

7. Spicy ‘Ahi Poke Recipe

If you’re in need of a quick and flavorful appetizer or side dish, try whipping up some spicy ‘ahi poke. Simply cube some raw tuna, toss it in a creamy and spicy sauce, and chill. This twist on a traditional Hawaiian dish can be made in under 15 minutes, making it an ideal addition to any meal. Enjoy a delicious and easy appetizer or side dish with a spicy ‘ahi poke. My favorite part is the little sesame seed crunch in every bite. 

8. Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll-Ups with Citrus Soy Sauce

Attention all sushi lovers! If you’re looking for an easy and delicious homemade sushi recipe, then try out these smoked salmon roll-ups! As a sushi fan myself, I’ve always wanted to make my own rolls, but the thought of buying all the necessary equipment and expensive sushi-grade fish has deterred me in the past. However, this simple recipe requires only a few affordable ingredients and takes minimal time to prepare. The end result is a delectable roll that resembles a Philadelphia roll from your go-to sushi spot, minus the rice.

9. Alaska Sushi Roll 

Alaska roll sushi is a must-try for Japanese food lovers who enjoy sushi and sashimi. With easily accessible ingredients, making sushi at home has never been easier. By pairing your Alaska roll with a delicious dipping sauce, you can elevate your dining experience to new heights. This roll is perfect for those who want to enjoy a taste of Japanese cuisine in the comfort of their own home. Whether you’re an experienced sushi chef or a beginner, you can create this dish with ease and enjoy a delicious meal in style. So grab your wasabi and soy sauce and get in the kitchen. 

10. Shaggy Dog Roll Sushi (Easy Copycat Recipe)

I could eat sushi every day without ever getting bored of it. It is delicious and protein-packed food that is generally considered healthy. Among the most popular sushi rolls available in restaurants across the country, the Shaggy Dog Roll stands out for good reason. Its unique combination of crispy, creamy, and slightly spicy flavors makes it the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings. With its numerous health benefits and mouth-watering taste, it’s no wonder why sushi remains a favorite among food enthusiasts around the world. So try out this recipe because you won’t be disappointed!

11. Teriyaki Tofu Nigiri with Crispy Shallots

For those who crave the umami-rich taste of sushi but lack the patience to roll sushi rolls, there’s a perfect solution! The teriyaki tofu nigiri comes to the rescue with little bites of sushi rice topped with tofu soaked in mouth-watering teriyaki sauce. These bites are then wrapped in nori and finished with a crispy topping of shallots. This appetizer or entrée is a quick and easy meal to prepare and will definitely impress anyone with its unique and delicious taste. Try this recipe and get a taste of sushi without the hassle! Plus it’s perfect for the vegetarian who adores Japanese flavors like nori! 

12. Tempura Fried Sushi Roll

The long-awaited sushi recipe is finally here! Today, I’m excited to show you how simple it is to create your very own Tempura Fried Sushi Roll. Once you’ve got your sushi rice and eel sauce prepared, the rest is just a matter of assembly. Don’t be intimidated by the idea of making sushi at home. With the help of these easy-to-follow steps, you’ll be able to whip up a wide variety of delicious sushi dishes in no time. Get ready to impress your family and friends with your newfound sushi-making skills!

13. Lion King Sushi Roll

Creating The Lion King roll may seem daunting, but with experience in rolling uramaki, it’s quite simple. The recipe is enhanced by adding extra Kewpie to the shredded kani, which results in a creamier taste. Once rolled, the dish is baked in a folded foil container to prevent any sauce spillage, then pressed with salmon. The final result is served hot, accompanied by a sprinkle of tobiko, scallion, roasted sesame, and pickle garnish. With this delicious combination, The Lion King roll is sure to become a favorite for those who love sushi.

14. Sushi Bake – Spicy Tuna & Creamy Crab

Why not try creating the ultimate culinary experience by whipping up the simplest and most delicious Sushi Bake recipe? This dish is ideal for any potluck dinner, and I’m excited to explore the range of flavors and variations available. This recipe features a Spicy Tuna and Creamy Crab combination that is both mouth-watering and easy to prepare. For those who haven’t tasted this delicacy before, picture a warm and creamy hand-rolled sushi with a crispy nori wrap. If you’re not already salivating, check out the video tutorial, and you’ll soon see what I’m talking about.

15. Crab Salad Sushi

Craving sushi but trying to keep your carb intake low? This Crab Salad Sushi recipe is the perfect solution. By using imitation crab, a much-maligned ingredient that is actually quite tasty, you can achieve the flavor and texture of real crab without the added carbs. Made from shredded surimi or white fish like pollock, the imitation crab is heated and pressed into shapes that closely resemble the real thing. This makes it a great recipe for those who want to enjoy the taste of sushi without the added calories or carbs. Give this Crab Salad Sushi recipe a try and satisfy your sushi cravings today!

16. Burning Volcano Sushi Roll with Lava Topping

Experience a mouth-watering eruption of flavor with this volcano sushi roll recipe. This delectable creation boasts an explosion of tastes from juicy shrimps, succulent scallops, and the perfect pop of masago. And that’s not all – this sushi roll is enhanced with a delicious kick from the spicy mayo and unagi sauce. The balance of saltiness, natural sweetness, and vinegar sourness is a perfect example of culinary control. With every bite, you’ll savor the intricate blend of flavors that make our volcano sushi roll a true delight for the senses.

17. Spicy Salmon Sushi Roll

Making sushi at home can be a fun and rewarding experience. If you’re looking to try your hand at sushi making, why not start with a delicious spicy salmon sushi roll? This recipe includes avocado, cucumber, and tobiko, which provide a creamy, refreshing, and briny balance to the spicy salmon. The recipe is straightforward and utilizes easy-to-find ingredients, making it perfect for beginners. Additionally, an easy-to-follow sushi rice recipe is included. For more detailed instructions on how to make sushi, be sure to check out the ‘How To Make Sushi’ video. With this recipe, you can impress your friends and family with your sushi-making skills in no time!

18. Dynamite Roll

If you’re looking for a new sushi roll to try, the Dynamite Roll is a must-try. With a blend of sweet and tangy flavors, the roll features tender imitation crab and shrimp on the inside and nutty sesame seeds on the outside. The contrasting textures are a standout feature, with crunchy shrimp tempura, creamy Japanese mayo, crisp cucumber, and sticky rice. While it may take over two hours to make, the recipe is relatively straightforward, with the trickiest part being the rolling process. But don’t worry, we’ll show you how to do it right. Trust us, this Dynamite Roll is worth the effort.

19. Spicy Shrimp Sushi Stacks

For a fun and delicious twist on traditional sushi, try out these spicy shrimp sushi stacks. Instead of rolling everything up into a sushi roll, these stacks are made up of layers of sushi rice, cucumbers, and avocado topped off with spicy shrimp. To start, the rice is cooked until it becomes sticky and then seasoned with vinegar, sugar, and salt. Next, a layer of diced avocado and cucumbers is seasoned with lime juice and salt, providing a cool and creamy texture. Finally, the spicy shrimp layer is made up of large chunks of cooked, diced shrimp mixed with mayo and sriracha chili sauce. This sushi stacks recipe is perfect for a fun night in or a unique addition to any sushi platter.

20. Dragon Roll Recipe

The dragon roll is an irresistible sushi delicacy, pairing the smooth texture of avocado with the crispy crunch of shrimp tempura, all atop perfectly seasoned rice. This delectable combination is so mouthwatering that one could easily devour an entire roll alone. Thankfully, creating this tantalizing dish at home is simpler than it may seem, offering the opportunity to indulge in this delicious sushi any time. Anytime I dine out at a Japanese restaurant I always order the Dragon roll, so imagine my delight when I learned to make this recipe at home! 

21. Philadelphia Roll

Philly Rolls, also known as Philadelphia Sushi Rolls, have gained immense popularity due to their unique blend of flavors. The smoky salmon and cream cheese combine to create a heavenly taste that makes it one of the most sought-after sushi rolls. The perfect combination of smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber, all rolled together, creates a delectable treat that is sure to satisfy any sushi lover’s taste buds. The Philadelphia Sushi Roll is a true testament to the creativity of Japanese cuisine and its ability to adapt and integrate with other cultures, delivering an unforgettable culinary experience. That’s why you should definitely make this sushi recipe at home! 

22. Godzilla Roll (Fried Shrimp Tempura Roll)

If you’re a fan of sushi recipes and want to try making your own rolls at home, look no further than the Godzilla Roll. This roll is a mouthwatering combination of crispy shrimp tempura, refreshing cucumber, succulent crab sticks, and creamy cream cheese, all perfectly wrapped up in a fried shrimp tempura roll. To add a kick of flavor, it’s then topped with homemade spicy mayo for an extra touch of heat. Once you’ve tried this delicious roll, it’s sure to become a new favorite in your sushi-making repertoire. So why not give it a try and impress your friends and family with your sushi-making skills?

23. Crispy Rice Sushi

Have you tried Crispy Rice Sushi yet? It’s my new favorite dish! Imagine crunchy rice cakes with a hint of smokiness, topped with creamy avocado, and refreshing cucumbers, and drizzled with a mouth-watering bang bang sauce. Each bite will give you a satisfying crunch, followed by the creamy goodness of smoked salmon and avocado. This dish is so delicious that you’ll be lucky if half of it makes it to the dinner table! It’s easy to make, either in an air fryer or on the stovetop, and it’s perfect for parties, game days, or even a light supper. Plus, it looks gorgeous! Follow the step-by-step instructions and expert tips to create the best crispy rice cake squares.

24. Sushi Bake with Spicy Crab & Salmon

Are you on the lookout for the ultimate recipe for a sushi bake that is taking Tik Tok by storm? Look no further, as we’ve got the perfect recipe for you! This deconstructed sushi bake is made by layering sticky sushi rice with a spicy crab mix loaded with sriracha and jalapeño. You can serve it family style and make it a staple in your home, perfect for those cozy get-togethers with friends and family. So, why wait? Try out this best sushi bake recipe now and satisfy your craving for the perfect sushi bake that is sure to tantalize your taste buds!

25. Avocado Roll

The Avocado Roll is a delightful and flavorful sushi recipe that is entirely seafood-free and mainly consists of cucumber, carrots, and, of course, creamy and delicious avocado. If you are someone who adores sushi but has a dislike for meat or seafood, then the Avocado Roll is the perfect option for you! This recipe is 100% vegetarian, and it is a great way to indulge in a savory and healthy dish without compromising on your dietary preferences. Try this amazing dish and experience the unique flavors and textures of this fantastic vegetarian sushi roll!

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