Hawaiian Favorite Spam Musubi- Part 1 Ingredient Measurement & Preparation

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Jan. 13, 2010

Spam Musubi is a very popular snack and lunch food in Hawaii made in the tradition of Japanese onigiri, also known as omusubi. Spam musubi is composed of a block of rice with a slice of grilled Spam on top and nori (seaweed) wrapping to hold it together. Spam musubi is appreciated for its taste and portability. Enjoy!!


Sushi rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Spam 1 Can (10 oz)
Rice vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Mirin 2 Tablespoon
Honey 2 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Furikake 1


1) Cook the 3 cups sushi rice in a rice cooker.

2) Remove and cut the spam into 8 slices, place in a small glass pan.

3) In a small bowl, mix the mirin, honey and soy sauce. Pour over the spam slices and set aside for 5 minutes.

4) In a pan, heat a little oil and fry the spam for a few minutes to caramalise on both the sides, drain well.

5) Remove rice in a bowl and with mix the rice vinegar.

6) Take a ball of rice, press into the bottom of the spam can, remove and sprinkle the Furikake.

7) Place the spam over the rice cake and wrap in the Noori seaweed.

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Recipe Summary

Servings: 4