Spam musubi - A Hawaii favorite! You will notice those who live on the outer islands, will do this differently than oahu! We like to put the spam in the middle or our musubi, and on oahu the spam is usually on top of the musubi as shown in the picture.
Spam Musubi Recipe
- 5 cups medium grain rice
- 1- 12 oz. can spam
- 1 bottle Nori Komi or Katsuo Furikake (optional)
- 1 spam musbi mold
- 1 pkg. Sushi-grade Nori
- 1 Tbsp. Aloha shoyu
- 1 Tbsp. sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp. mirin
- 2-3 pieces ginger (coin shaped)
To make this basic spam musubi recipe, cook rice as you would normally. Slice spam lengthwise into 8 pieces. Cook spam until slightly crispy, then add soy sauce, sugar and mirin.
Cook until sauce is thickened and caramelized over the spam. Cut nori in halves lengthwise. If using furikake, mix cooked rice with furikake to desired tastes. Place nori on waxed paper. Put Spam musubi maker across nori to form a cross.
Fill spam musubi mold with 1/2 of the rice mixture and press down with top of mold. Take top part of spam musubi mold off and add spam add more rice to complete the shape. Press down on the top of the musubi mold and slide the body of the mold until it comes off the rice and spam rectangle. Gently peel off the top of the mold.
Fold nori over the rice and wet edges to seal. Wrap with waxed paper and let spam musubi set for 10 minutes.
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Serve spam musubi by itself or you can make a simple dipping sauce - I like to use shoyu and mayonnaise.
No nutritional data available for this spam musubi recipe.