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🍣 Homemade Masago Sushi Roll Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious homemade Masago sushi roll with this easy recipe from Sushi Palate. Get step-by-step instructions and enjoy a sushi feast at home!

Homemade Masago Sushi Roll

You will need:

  • 1 cup of sushi rice1 cup of sushi rice
  • 2 sheets of nori (seaweed)2 sheets of nori (seaweed)
  • 1/2 cup of Masago (capelin roe)1/2 cup of Masago (capelin roe)
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • Soy sauce, for servingSoy sauce, for serving
  • Wasabi and pickled ginger, for servingWasabi and pickled ginger, for serving


  1. Start by preparing the sushi rice according to the package instructions. Let it cool down.
  2. Lay a sheet of nori on a bamboo sushi mat. Wet your hands and evenly spread the sushi rice on the nori, leaving about 1 inch at the top free of rice.
  3. Arrange a row of cucumber and avocado slices in the center of the rice.
  4. Sprinkle a generous amount of Masago over the cucumber and avocado.
  5. Using the sushi mat, roll the sushi tightly from the bottom up, pressing gently but firmly. Make sure the free edge of the nori seals the roll.
  6. Using a sharp knife, cut the sushi roll into bite-sized pieces.
  7. Serve your homemade Masago sushi roll with soy sauce, wasabi, and pickled ginger.


Remember to keep your hands wet when handling sushi rice to prevent sticking. Also, when cutting the sushi roll, clean the knife after each cut for neater slices.

Embarking on the journey of making sushi at home can be both exciting and rewarding. With our easy-to-follow recipe for a Homemade Masago Sushi Roll, you're well on your way to becoming a sushi master. This recipe not only offers a step-by-step guide to crafting the perfect roll but also provides a deeper understanding of the ingredients you're using.

Masago, the star of this sushi roll, is a type of roe derived from the Capelin fish. Its vibrant color and unique texture make it a popular choice in many sushi dishes. If you're intrigued by this ingredient, we invite you to delve deeper into the world of Masago and discover why it's so loved in the sushi world.

The art of rolling sushi is a skill that takes time and practice to perfect. The key lies in getting the right balance of ingredients and rolling the sushi tightly enough to hold everything together. If you're new to this, our guide on mastering the art of making sushi is a great place to start. It's packed with tips and tricks to help you roll like a pro.

But sushi isn't just about the traditional roll. There are many other ways to enjoy this Japanese delicacy. If you're looking for a twist on the classic sushi roll, why not try a Sushi Bake? It's a deconstructed version of the sushi roll, baked to perfection and served with nori sheets. Or perhaps you'd like to explore the world of Maki sushi? Our in-depth look at Maki sushi will give you a taste of its ingredients and how to make it at home.

Whether you're a sushi novice or a seasoned sushi chef, we hope this recipe inspires you to roll up your sleeves and dive into the delightful world of homemade sushi. Remember, the journey is just as important as the destination. So take your time, enjoy the process, and before you know it, you'll be serving up delicious sushi rolls that are sure to impress.