Australia! My favorite country to travel. The relaxed people, the beautiful nature, the beautiful beaches, the amazing outback and the delicious food make me want to get on a plane and go back soon. Of course we also ate a lot of sushi. They really know their food Down Under! So, are you ready to embark on a tantalizing journey through the most popular sushi rolls gracing Australia’s shores? These rolls are not just food; they’re a fusion of flavor and fun, an edible art that’s taking the land Down Under by storm! So, do as we did; grab your chopsticks, and let’s roll into the world of sushi! Let’s discover the top 10 most popular sushi in Australia!
#1 The Classic California Roll
Ah, the California Roll – a beloved staple worldwide and a hit in Australia too! With its creamy avocado, succulent crab meat (or imitation crab), and crunchy cucumber, all snugly wrapped in a nori sheet, it’s a taste sensation. Drizzle a bit of soy sauce, and you’re in sushi heaven!
Want to make this delicious roll yourself? Here is the recipe for the California Roll!
#2 The Zesty Tempura Prawn Roll
Nothing says ‘party in your mouth’ like the Tempura Prawn Roll. Imagine juicy prawns, enveloped in a light tempura batter, then rolled with avocado, cucumber and a dash of shichimi togarishi and black sesame seeds. The crunch, the spice, the joy – it’s a roll that dances on your palate!
#3 The Spicy Tuna Roll
This roll packs a punch! Fresh, fiery tuna mixed with a hint of sesame oil and shichimi togarishi, wrapped in sushi rice and nori. It’s a spicy delight that’s not for the faint-hearted but oh-so-rewarding for the daring diner. I top my version of with some wakame salade. Simply delicious!
#4 The Refreshing Salmon Avocado Roll
Simple, elegant, and utterly delicious – the Salmon Avocado Roll is a testament to the saying, “less is more.” Soft, melt-in-your-mouth salmon paired with creamy avocado is a match made in sushi heaven. The Uramaki Salmon is here to stay!
#5 The Exotic Dragon Roll
Unleash the dragon with this roll! Shrimp tempura, cucumber, and avocado are topped with thinly sliced avocado, drizzled with sweet eel sauce and Kewpie mayo. It’s a visual and culinary masterpiece, evoking the mystical beauty of a dragon.
#6 The Veggie Delight Roll
Vegetarians, rejoice! This roll is packed with fresh veggies like cucumber, avocado, and wakame. Topped with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds, it’s a refreshing and healthy choice that delights the senses.
#7 The Smoky Unagi Roll
Savor the flavor of grilled eel, glazed with a sweet soy-based sauce, and rolled with creamy avocado. The Unagi Roll is a luxurious treat that combines smoky, sweet, and savory in every bite.
#8 The Creamy Philadelphia Roll
East meets West in this creamy concoction. Silky smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber, rolled together to create a symphony of flavors. It’s a fusion roll that’s gaining fans all across Australia.
#9 The Beautiful Rainbow Roll
A feast for the eyes and the palate! The Rainbow Roll is a California Roll adorned with an array of fish – tuna, salmon, and more – creating a vibrant, colorful top layer. It’s as delightful to look at as it is to eat!
#10 The Tangy Ebi Roll
Last but not least, the Ebi Roll. Cooked prawn, avocado, and cucumber, topped with a zesty dash of lemon juice and mayo. It’s a refreshing end to our sushi safari.
So there you have it, sushi lovers! From the classic California to the exotic Dragon Roll, these are the top 10 most popular sushi rolls in Australia. Whether you’re dining out or making your own sushi at home, these rolls are sure to bring joy to your taste buds. Remember, the perfect sushi experience is just a roll away!