Spam Musubi




A very popular to-go food that tastes great after a dip at the beach. The Spam Musubi is a great dish and in this Instructable, you will learn to make this Hawaiian/Japanese infused dish.

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Step 1: Ingredients

-Whole Can of Spam
-Three Cups, Uncooked Rice
-2 Eggs (optional)
-Pam Cooking Spray
-Furikake (optional)
-Soy Sauce
Note: You will also need a Musubi mold. These can simply be found at Japanese food stores.

Step 2: Cooking Rice

Measure 3 cups of rice into the rice pot. Add water into the pot, about an inch from the rice. Wash the rice by mixing your hands in the water and rice. Dump out the floury water. Repeat this two more times. You want it so that it cleans the rice from the flour.

Step 3: Preparing Spam

Now that the rice is cooking, let's start preparing the spam. A standard spam can can be cut 8 times, so there will be about 9 spam slices. Depending on how you cut it it might be slightly different.

Step 4: Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce is part soy sauce, and part sugar. So use 2 spoonfuls of soy sauce and 2 spoonfuls of sugar and mix them together.

Step 5: Frying Spam

On medium heat, spray Pam into the pan, and fry the slices of spam. Flip each side when it is golden crispy. Remove from pan when fully cooked.

Step 6: Cut Seaweed

Cut seaweed strip into three tinier strips. Repeat for as many musubis you are making.

Step 7: Assembling the Spam Musubi

Put Seaweed under mold. Place spam in teriyaki sauce, then putting it in mold. Fill the mold with rice, and put pressure on it with the top piece. When the rice has met alot of pressure, remove the mold by mulling it upward, and pushing down on the top piece. Wrap the seaweed around the Musubi.

Step 8: Enjoy

Congratulations, you just made the Spam Musubi. If you like, circle the plate with the rest of the teriyaki sauce, Siracha, and spicy chipotle. Comment which of the spam musubis look best to you! Thank you for making this with us!

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    9 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    If you don't have a musubi form, you can use the SPAM can, just cut the bottom off, careful of sharp edges!


    4 years ago on Introduction

    One of my favorite dishes I loved in Hawaii, although you mention egg and Furikake. You may want to include this in you recipe, on where/how to add it.

    However you like, Dad fried spam and added honey to sizzle at the end, pack 1/2 rice then spam and top with rice ... MMmmmmm


    4 years ago

    this looks delicious. Did you know that they make teriyaki spam now? It's really good, and would save you a step here

    Boris G

    4 years ago

    Nah, it's just for extra flavoring