Often called “caterpillar rolls” because they are long and shaped like dragon scales, these sushi dishes have gained popularity due to their aesthetic appeal. A grilled sweet water eel is the main ingredient in this type of sushi. The roll is usually topped with avocado and drizzled with a mouthwatering unagi sauce. This combination of flavors and textures makes it one of the most popular types of sushi. It is a bit heavier than most sushi rolls but it is still delicious. It is important to know how many calories in dragon roll before you order it because this may affect your diet.
The amount of calories in a dragon roll can vary depending on the ingredients used. However, it is safe to assume that a standard dragon roll has around 500 calories per serving. This is higher than the recommended daily intake of carbohydrates which should be between 45 and 65% of your total calories.
How to Make a Dragon Sushi Roll
To prepare a dragon sushi roll, start by preparing the avocado. Peel the skin off and remove the pit. Then, use a knife to slice the avocado into thin slices. Place the sliced avocado on top of the sushi rice and wrap the rice and cucumber around it. Next, top the sushi with tobiko or masago fish roe and drizzle with the mouthwatering unagi sauce.
The final step is to serve the dragon sushi roll. You can enjoy it with soy sauce, wasabi and pickled sushi ginger or a citrus ponzu sauce. This is a delicious fusion style sushi that is quick to prepare and healthy too!