Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Bento Box

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Bento Box

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This festive season, Martyn is here to help you make the most of your leftover Christmas turkey. This recipe turns your Christmas turkey into a delicious Asian Bento Box. With steamed rice, homemade teriyaki sauce and fresh veggies, this recipe offers a light and fresh relief to the heavy food of the holiday season. Leftovers really never looked so good. About Martyn Odell: Martyn Odell is the founder of Lagom Chef, a service that provides tailored meal plans and shares practical cooking skills to show you how to use everyday ingredients in creative ways to make zero-waste cooking at home simple. Having always been passionate about cooking and food, Martyn has significant experience in restaurants and catering. After choosing to to make a change and focus on fitness and endurance events, Martyn’s interest in nutrition was spiked. This road eventually led him to travel the world and garner an appreciation for the natural environment, as well as an awareness of the effects of global warming. Realising the impact food waste has on global warming, Martyn chose to do something about this by starting Lagom and make a difference through his passions of food and cooking.

Leftover Turkey Bento Box


  • 2 x Turkey leg
  • 20ml Sesame oil
  • 2 Garlic
  • 1 Thumb size piece of ginger
  • 60g Brown sugar
  • 60ml Soy sauce
  • Water
  • 1 tsp Cornflour
  • 250g Sushi rice
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • Avocado
  • Cucumber
  • Sesame seeds

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