Types of Sushi

If you're unfamiliar with a typical sushi menu, it can seem pretty overwhelming. We'll break it down for you here.

Nigiri

A topping, usually fish, served on top of sushi rice.

Not all nigiri is raw, though this dish is best for people who want to appreciate the flavor of the fish.

Uramaki

Similar to the Maki, but rice is on the outside and seaweed wraps around the filling.

These rolls often have lots of toppings and sauces — they may either be cooked or raw.

Sashimi

Fish served alone without rice. 

This is best for people who really love to taste the fish or shellfish since it comes with nothing else

Temaki

Sushi that has been hand-rolled into a cone shape.

The cones are not as easy to share as the rolls (though very delicious!)

Maki

Rice and filling wrapped in seaweed. 

 This is what most people think of when they think of sushi rolls.

Chirashi

Like a sushi salad, the ingredients are scattered or topped on sushi rice with no rolling or shaping involved

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