Sichuan-style Spicy Sushi Rolls


Sichuan-style Spicy Sushi Rolls

Fiery Fusion: Sichuan-inspired Spicy Sushi Rolls

In the vibrant world of Sichuan cuisine, we bring you a unique twist on the traditional Japanese sushi. Our Sichuan-style Spicy Sushi Rolls combine the delicate art of sushi-making with the bold and fiery flavors of Sichuan cuisine. Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Jan Dec

30 minutes

10 minutes

40 minutes

4 servings


Pescatarian, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Low-fat

Shellfish (shrimp), Soy

Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto, High-fat


While traditional Japanese sushi focuses on simplicity and freshness, our Sichuan-style Spicy Sushi Rolls incorporate the bold and spicy flavors that are characteristic of Sichuan cuisine. We infuse the rolls with Sichuan peppercorns, chili oil, and other aromatic spices to create a fiery and flavorful experience. We alse have the original recipe for Sushi, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 320 kcal / 1340 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 5g, 1g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 60g, 3g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Cook the sushi rice according to package instructions. Let it cool.
  2. 2.
    In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, and sesame oil to make the sushi vinegar.
  3. 3.
    Spread a sheet of nori seaweed on a bamboo sushi mat.
  4. 4.
    Wet your hands with water and take a handful of sushi rice. Spread it evenly over the nori, leaving a small border at the top.
  5. 5.
    Sprinkle Sichuan peppercorns over the rice.
  6. 6.
    Arrange the cucumber, carrot, bell pepper, avocado, shrimp, and chicken in a line across the rice.
  7. 7.
    Drizzle chili oil over the fillings.
  8. 8.
    Roll the sushi tightly using the bamboo mat, applying gentle pressure.
  9. 9.
    Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
  10. 10.
    Slice the sushi rolls into bite-sized pieces.
  11. 11.
    Serve with soy sauce and extra chili oil for dipping.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Sichuan peppercorns — Toast the peppercorns in a dry pan over medium heat for a few minutes until fragrant. Crush them using a mortar and pestle before sprinkling over the sushi rice.

Tips & Tricks

  • If you prefer a milder spice level, reduce the amount of chili oil or omit it altogether.
  • Experiment with different fillings such as Sichuan-style tofu, shredded pork, or pickled vegetables for added variety.
  • Use a sharp knife to slice the sushi rolls for clean and neat cuts.
  • Serve the sushi rolls with a side of Sichuan-style hot and sour soup for a complete Sichuan dining experience.
  • If you don't have a bamboo sushi mat, you can use plastic wrap to roll the sushi.

Serving advice

Serve the Sichuan-style Spicy Sushi Rolls as an appetizer or as part of a sushi platter. Garnish with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds for an extra touch of flavor and presentation.

Presentation advice

Arrange the sushi rolls on a platter in an attractive pattern, showcasing the vibrant colors of the fillings. Serve with small bowls of soy sauce and chili oil for dipping.