Allison Day


I can’t start my day without breakfast. I get cranky, and lightheaded, and, well, it’s not a pretty picture. For me, breakfast is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day (unlike some other people, who refuse to eat breakfast!) So, since certain people refuse to believe my diet consists of anything other than sushi, it makes sense for me to come up with a breakfast sushi.

Because… um… this is what I eat for breakfast every morning. Riiiiight. (Heck, if I had the time and energy in the morning to make this, I would eat this for breakfast every morning!)

Bacon, tamago, and green onion. All perfect in sushi. But it needed something else, something to make it truly a breakfast roll. Shoyu just didn’t do it for me, and maple syrup… way too sweet. Maybe, just maybe… yep, I know what you’re thinking, and yes. I did. A mixture of shoyu and maple syrup did this roll justice, and finished it off perfectly.

If you ever wanted sushi for breakfast? This is your roll.

  • 6 sheets nori
  • 3 cups sumeshi
  • 12 strips bacon
  • 2 batches tamago
  • 6 stalks green onion
  • 1 tbsp shoyu
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
Cooking Directions
  1. Cook sushi rice.
  2. Fry the bacon to the crispiness you prefer.
  3. Make the tamago.
  4. Wash the green onion, cut the long green stalks off of the white bulb-like things. Discard the white bulbs.
  5. Mix the shoyu and maple syrup well.
  6. Roll the sushi, using two strips of bacon, some tamago, and a stalk of green onion as your fillings.
  7. Drizzle with the shoyu/syrup mix.

Serving Size: 1 roll Breakfast Maki

  • Calories: 284
  • Fat: 10g, 16% DV
  • Saturated Fat: 5g, 23% DV
  • Cholesterol: 226mg, 75% DV
  • Sodium: 1027mg, 43% DV
  • Total Carbohydrates: 35g, 12% DV
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g, 3% DV
  • Sugars: 25g
  • Protein: 14g, 27% DV
  • Vitamin A: 15%
  • Vitamin C: 9%
  • Calcium: 4%
  • Iron: 9%
  • Magnesium: 4%
  • Potassium: 3%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. These values are only estimates based on the individual ingredients, and not meant to replace the advice of a medical professional.

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