Spam musubi is a straightforward snack or lunch made with rice topped with fried slices of spam and wrapped in nori seaweed. Add candy and savory teriyaki sauce, furikake, and egg (tamagoyaki) to improve this scrumptious Hawaiian snack!
Spam musubi is a delightfully salty, umami-filled snack that is incredible for utilizing up day-old rice. It’s prepared in solely 10 minutes and requires just some components – spam, cooked rice, and nori.
It’s good as an after-school snack, a fast grab-and-go lunch, or my favourite – a late-night snack whereas strolling round Hawaii! If you want spam musubi, attempt these different rice ball recipes – Onigiri, Yaki Onigiri, Jumeokbap.
How to Make Spam Musubi
- First, fry the spam slices in a little bit of oil till the floor is crispy. Tip: For extra taste, make a fast musubi sauce, which is definitely teriyaki sauce. Add equal components soy sauce, sugar, and mirin to the pan and let it scale back and thicken over the past 2 minutes of cooking. The result’s glazed teriyaki-flavored spam that is nice over rice.
- Second, utilizing the spam container or a musubi mildew, add the cooked rice and press down firmly to create an oblong form.
- Top with furikake seasoning or a slice of tamagoyaki, which is a Japanese rolled omelet that is a preferred pairing with spam musubi.
- Next, high with the fried slice of spam after which wrap the nori strip round the entire thing, retaining the spam in place. Brush on any remaining musubi sauce and revel in!
- Pan-fry spam: Heat a pan over medium-high warmth and fry the spam slices in a little bit of oil. Optional sauce: In the final 2 minutes of cooking, add the soy sauce, sugar, and mirin to the pan and let it scale back and coat the spam items.
Form rice layer: Add ½ cup of cooked rice to an empty spam container lined with plastic wrap or to a musubi mildew. Firmly press it down with the again of a spoon or the mildew lid. Aim for 1⅔ inch peak or extra, relying on the thickness of the spam slices. Add extra rice if wanted. If utilizing, sprinkle furikake on high. Repeat with the remaining rice for a complete of three musubi.
- Add spam and nori: Place the spam slices on high of the rice and wrap the musubi with strips of nori, putting it seam aspect down. If utilizing, brush any remaining musubi sauce on high of the spam and serve. Enjoy!
✎ Recipe Notes
- Spam – If you like much less salt, use low-sodium Spam (which is what I used). Regular spam may be fairly salty for some, so I like to recommend utilizing thinner slices or including extra rice.
Leftovers: Store in an hermetic container for 3 days within the fridge.
Reheat: Microwave for 20 seconds at a time till heat.
Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 673mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 52IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.5mg
*Nutritional info is an estimate, calculated utilizing on-line instruments.
Musubi and onigiri imply the identical factor – rice balls. They are used interchangeably in Japan although some areas use another generally than the opposite.