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Sushi pizza
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Sushi pizza
Course Main course
Place of origin Canada
Region or state Toronto
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Fried rice patty, salmon, avocado
Variations Multiple
Food energy
(per serving)
312 per serving (151g) kcal


Sushi pizza is a Canadian dish that originated from Toronto and a fusion of sushi and pizza often served in the Greater Toronto Area, invented by Kaoru Ohsada no later than May 1993 as a Nami Japanese Seafood Restaurant chef. It uses a slightly crispy yet chewy fried rice patty as the base and is topped with a layer of sliced avocado, a layer of sliced salmon, tuna or crab meat, a drizzle of blended mayonnaise and wasabi powder and is served in wedges. Nori, pickled ginger, and roe are sometimes also served as toppings or sides.

Due to the popularity and wide availability of the dish in Toronto, it has quickly become one of the city's signature dishes, along with the peameal bacon sandwich.

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