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Try These 5 Seriously Outrageous Sushi Rolls in Houston

Preparing sushi is an intricate form of art. Balancing flavors as to not overwhelm the impeccably fresh fish; Adding just the right subtle accouterments to form the perfect bite. It's all so beautiful.

But then there's the kind of sushi rolls that you load up with Cheetos and smother in queso. And those, well, those are pretty freaking awesome, too. Here are five of outrageously awesome rolls:

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Seoul Hot Roll Where to get it: Miso Yummy

Remember that Cheetos roll we mentioned? We weren't kidding. A classic shrimp tempura and kani roll goes full stoner with the addition of Flamin' Hot Cheetos -- both stuffed inside and crushed on top -- and a blanket of jalapeño-studded queso. It may not be for everyone, but at $8, the wildest sushi roll you've ever seen is at least worth a try.

Red Dragon Roll Where to get it: Michiru Sushi, 3800 SW Freeway

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Michiru really knows how to do crazy in a delicious way. This is best shown in its spicy tuna-and-tempura-crunch-stuffed, avocado-peppered tuna-and-tobiko-dotted Red Dragon Roll...which is freaking plated in the shape of a dragon, you guys! Get it for $13.

Mega Lobster Roll Where to get it: The Blue Fish, multiple locations

A whole rock lobster tail is panko-crusted, deep-fried, loaded in and piled on top of this seriously mega roll, which also happens to be loaded with asparagus, cucumber, avocado, masago, eel sauce and two types of mayo (spicy and lobster). At $22, it's definitely big enough to share.

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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.
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