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  • Author: Emily Roselyn
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15minutes
  • Yield: 32



The Volcano Roll will blow your mind and is quite addicting! It comprises sushi rice rolled in seaweed sheets, shrimp, avocado, and cucumber. The spicy lava topping is excellent. This recipe is simple to prepare, and I’ll show you the tricks to creating a delectable crab salad lava topping!


For Sushi Rice

  • 1 Β½ cup sushi rice short-grain sushi rice

  • 1 Β½ cup water

  • 1 Β½ tablespoon optional sushi vinegar ( you can substitute by mixing one tablespoon rice vinegar, Β½ tablespoon sugar, and Β½ teaspoon salt )

Crab Salad Topping

  • 8 oz imitation crab (Kanikama)

  • 6 oz shrimp

  • 1 cup spicy mayo (substitute by mixing Sriracha sauce with mayo with a 1:2 ratio)

  • salt and pepper (to taste)

For Volcano Roll Sushi

  • 6 oz imitation crab (or crab meat)

  • One avocado

  • Two sheets of nori seaweed

  • Β½ cucumber (cut into ΒΌ-inch strips)

  • One tablespoon of sesame seeds (optional)

Garnish (optional)

  • masago or tobiko

  • spicy mayo


  • Cooking sushi rice is as simple as adding water and rinsing rice to a rice cooker, and following the cooking instructions. After it has finished cooking, pour the hot rice into a big bowl and allow it to cool somewhat. Stir in the sushi vinegar while it’s still very heated (or the mixture of rice vinegar, sugar, and salt).
  • While the rice is cooking, preheat the oven to 400Β°F (200Β°C). Next, prepare the crab salad topping.
  • Cut shrimp and fake crab imitations into small pieces.
  • Chopping up shrimp and crab imitations into small pieces.
  • They should be combined with some spicy mayo, salt, and pepper. (If you want to make a version without spice, just use mayo.)
  • Salt, pepper, and hot mayo are added to the bowl.
  • Bake the mixture for 10 to 15 minutes or until the top, begins to turn golden.


  • Tezu water is made by combining 1/4 cup of water with 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar. Sesame seeds should be placed in a dry skillet over medium heat to toast. They should be uniformly distributed in the skillet and faintly browned after 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Japanese


  • Serving Size: 32
  • Calories: 78kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg

Keywords: Volcano Roll, Volcano Roll Sushi