My brain can’t get it out of my head because of the fried outer tofu pouch (“aburaage”). It’s stuffed typically with sushi rice or a mixed sushi rice of carrot, gobo, mushroom, etc.
Inari can easily be made to be strictly vegan or vegetarian, and if you do that, the tree huggers types can nickname it “hacky sack sushi”.
If you’re looking to try inari, you can go to a:
- Japanese supermarkets, here’s a list of the top ones in SoCal.
- Traditional Japanese sushi bars and some restaurants.
- Learn to prepare inari yourself at Just One Cookbook.