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Tuna Lava sushi roll w/ Greek Yogurt

Spicy and tasty tuna lava sushi roll that could melt in your mouth with every bite. The piece of sushi is so creamy, yet delicious that you would want a second. Adjust the heat with sriracha and tanginess with Greek yogurt, no worry there's no mayo in this roll.
Course Sushi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 roll
Author Victoria


  • 4 oz tuna sashimi-grade, divide into filling and topping
  • 1 cup cooked sushi rice
  • 1 tbsp sushi vinegar
  • 1 sheet nori

Lava Topping

  • the minced portion of the above tuna
  • 1 Tbsp Greek Yogurt plain
  • Tbsp Sriracha or chili sauce
  • 1 tsp masago
  • 1 tsp roasted sesame seeds
  • chopped scallion green part


  • stick-cut portion of the above tuna
  • ¼ avocado slice



  • Cut tuna into ½-inch-width long sticks. Divide and set aside enough to make the filling.
  • MInce the remain.

Lava Topping

  • Combine all the topping ingredients with minced tuna. Whip with a fork to mix them well.
  • Set aside or chill for 10 minutes while you're preparing the base tuna roll.

Base Tuna-Avocado sushi roll

  • Season cooked sushi rice with sushi vinegar.
  • Spread rice onto a sheet of nori over a flat surface or bamboo mat.
  • Arrange the tuna filling and avocado slices.
  • Lift, tuck, and roll starting from the nearer end.
  • Cut the sushi roll into thinner slices.

Crafting together & Serve

  • Place sushi slices onto a serving dish with either of the cut surface facing up.
  • Spoon Lava topping on top of each slice.
  • Drizzle with extra unagi sauce, yogurt.
  • Dot with extra Sriracha sauce if desired.
  • Sprinkle additional chopped scallion to decorate.
  • Serve with pickled ginger.