A Seattle roll is a makizushi roll similar to the California roll. It typically contains cucumber, avocado, raw salmon, and masago or tobiko. It was popularized due to the Seattle hot dog, where it is known for its cream cheese filling. Variations include ingredients such as smoked or seared salmon and cream cheese. It can be found at restaurants in Seattle and has become a favorite of food critics.
|Place of origin||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Main ingredients||Rice, cucumber, salmon, cream cheese, and seaweed|
The identity of the creator of the Seattle roll is disputed, with different chefs in Seattle given credit. Seattle rolls are created in restaurants throughout Seattle, with different variations of how the chefs choose to create it.
The Seattle Roll was popularized by the unique recipe of the Seattle hot dog. The Seattle Dog was first created in the 1990s and sold throughout multiple hot dog vendors in Seattle's Pioneer Square, using cream cheese as a main ingredient. Other "Seattle" items using cream cheese were created, including the Seattle roll.
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