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Shrimp Tempura Roll

Shrimp Tempura Sushi Recipe

Love Keil
Shrimp Tempura Roll - made with crispy tempura shrimp, cucumber, avocado, & finished with an umami sushi sauce. Best Shrimp Tempura Sushi!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course 30 Min Meal
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 rolls
Calories 444 kcal


  • Bamboo sushi mat


Shrimp Tempura Sushi Roll

  • 1 lb Tempura Shrimp store-bought - baked according to instructions
  • 1 english cucumber thinly sliced into julienned pieces
  • 2 large avocados sliced
  • 4 sheets Nori
  • 2 tablespoons tobiko for garnish
  • Unagi Sushi Sauce optional

Sushi Rice


How to make Sushi Rice

  • Rinse the rice under water to wash away the excess starch. Place rice and water inside instant pot or rice cooker, and select rice sitting (instant pot) for cook for 10 minutes. Quick release the pressure.
    How to make sushi rice
  • Place rice on a baking sheet or a large skillet, using a spoon break the rice.
    shrimp tempura sushi rice
  • Place rice vinegar, sugar and salt into a small microwave safe dish, microwave for few seconds to dissolve sugar.
    Make the rice seasoning by mixing the rice vinegar, sugar, and salt in a small bowl.
  • Pour vinegar mixture over the rice and mix it well. Let it cool in room temperature.
    Pour the vinegar mixture all over the rice to season

How to make Shrimp Tempura Sushi Rolls

  • Bake the shrimp according to the directions on the package. Place plastic wrap over sushi mat. Add 1 nori sheet and 1/2 cup of rice and evenly spread it using wet hands (have a bowl of water next to you and wet your hands often for easier rice spreading). Sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon of tobiko.
    Finish with a sprinkle of tobiko on top.
  • Flip the nori on the other side and add shrimp, cucumber and avocado slices. Tightly roll the sushi roll using a sushi mat.
    Flip the nori and add the shrimp, cucumber, and avocado to the other side.
  • After, wet a sharp knife with cold water and cut each sushi roll into 8 equal pieces. Drizzle Unagi Sushi Sauce ( eel sauce) over the top and enjoy with soy sauce and spicy mayo.
    Wet a sharp knife under cold water and cut the roll into 8 equal pieces.


When YOU make this Tempura Shrimp Sushi Roll, take a picture & DM me your Food Creation on Instagram @MunchkinTimeBlog hashtag #munchkinrecipes. I would love to see YOUR creation!


Calories: 444kcalCarbohydrates: 71gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 602mgPotassium: 661mgFiber: 9gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 361IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 2mg
Keyword dinner, shrimp, sushi
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