Spam Musubi. Spam musubi is a popular snack and lunch food composed of a slice of grilled Spam sandwiched either in between or on top of a block of rice. SPAM® Musubi is a sushilicious treat featuring SPAM® Classic, white rice, and nori. This Hawaiian take on surf and turf is sure to be a hit at your next luau!
Just in case you have never heard of "Spam Musubi". Spam is canned ham, and Musubi means rice balls in Japanese. It is a type of rice ball very popular in Hawaii. You can have Spam Musubi using 24 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Spam Musubi
- It’s of teriyaki sauce.
- It’s of Soy sauce.
- It’s of Water.
- You need of Mirin.
- You need of Brown sugar.
- You need of White sugar.
- You need of Onion powder.
- It’s of Ground ginger.
- You need of Cornstarch.
- It’s of Water.
- You need of assembly.
- It’s of Spam.
- It’s of Short grain or jasmine rice.
- Prepare of Sushi nori.
- It’s of Mirin.
- Prepare of Water.
- You need of thin sliced green onions.
- It’s of sesame seeds.
- You need of Asian seasoning or similar salt free spice blend.
- Prepare of Tools.
- You need of muddler or similar utensil to press.
- Prepare of Clear plastic wrap.
- It’s of wisked egg.
- You need of sliced avacado.
Spam Musubi is a very popular Hawaiian snack that is just like sushi. Marinated sliced luncheon meat is quickly pan seared then placed on top of rice and wrapped in nori (dried seaweed.) Hawaiian spam musubi is the best! Ingredients are steamed white rice, musubi sauce, Spam and toasted seaweed. Musubi is easy to make at home and perfect as a snack. "The Spam musubi is a ridiculously simple creation, composed of four ingredients, yet its extremely Of all the foods people associate with Hawaii, Spam musubi seems to be most popular, with echoes.
Spam Musubi instructions
- Rinse rice thoroughly until the water runs clear. Add to sauce pan and cover with water using the "two finger" rule: 2 fingers of water deep over the rice. Add mirin and cook on low heat covered for about 20 minutes. Or use rice cooker..
- Mix all teriyaki sauce ingredients but the cornstarch in s small saucepan.
- Simmer over low-med heat meanwhile wisk cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water together..
- Add cornstarch to sauce and simmer reducing the sauce till thickened..
- Cut the sheets of nori length wise into 3rds. If you like less nori cut into 1/4s..
- Knock spam out from the can and cut into even 6ths. If you want less spam cut into 8ths. Save the can..
- Heat large skillet on med-high heat, add spam and sear each side. Add the teriyaki sauce to pan and saute spam for 5 min. to carmelize saving about 1/4 c. of sauce..
- Place a small bowl of water beside the rice along with a muddler or small utensil to press rice. Spoon small amount of rice into bottom of the spam can and press gently..
- Knock out the pressed rice from the can. Place the spam on top, a drizzle of teriyaki sauce, sprinkle sliced green onion, sesame seeds and seasoning. Repeat first step and top with another thin layer of rice. If you want less rice try only 1 layer..
- Place your rice and spam stack onto the middle dull side of the nori strip and wrap around till snug. Making sure to keep the shape..
- While still hot, wrap Masubi stack completely in clear plastic wrap till nice and snug. ENJOY!.
- OPTIONAL: Try these yummy variations- 1. Cook a thin layer of scrambled egg and cut with the can of spam to put inside for a breakfast version! 2. Cut sliced avacado to shape for a layer of avacado like in sushi!.
This popular Hawaiian snack is perfect for any occasion. This, my friends, is Spam musubi, Hawaii's all-occasion, all-season snack. In Hawaii, where my dad grew up and much of my extended family still lives, Spam musubi is everywhere. Spam musubi is literally everywhere in Hawaii, including local convenience stores, grocery stores, school cafeterias, and even at the zoo. Eating a Spam musubi seems to serve as a rite of passage.