Cravings | Turkey & Gravy Yaki Onigiri
Turkey & Gravy Yaki Onigiri
  • SERVES: 6 rice balls
  • PREP: 30 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 50 minutes

Leftover Thanksgiving sandwiches are good...until you try Japanese-inspired crispy rice balls stuffed with turkey and gravy.

  • 2

    cups short-grain rice, such as sushi or arborio

  • 2

    cups water

  • 2

    teaspoons unseasoned rice vinegar

  • 1 ½

    teaspoons kosher salt

  • 2 ½

    teaspoons sugar

  • ½

    cup leftover minced turkey, preferably dark meat

  • ¼

    cup cold leftover gravy, preferably Pepper’s Cheat’n Gravy

  • 3–4

    tablespoons canola oil for cooking, plus more as needed

  • 2

    tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, for glazing

  • Cooking spray

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