Recipe for Spam Musubi

Spam Musubi


  • 2 cups sushi rice
  • 1 can (12 oz) Spam
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 5 sheets nori (seaweed)
  • Soy sauce for drizzling
  • Furikake (optional)
  • Bamboo musubi mold (or use plastic wrap)


  1. Prepare Sushi Rice:
    • Rinse sushi rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
    • Cook rice according to package instructions. Once cooked, let it cool to room temperature.
  2. Prepare Spam:
    • Slice Spam into 1/4-inch thick pieces.
    • In a bowl, mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar.
    • Marinate Spam slices in the sauce mixture for about 15-20 minutes.
    • In a skillet, pan-fry Spam until golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  3. Assemble Spam Musubi:
    • Place a sheet of nori on a clean surface.
    • Place the musubi mold in the center of the nori.
    • Fill the mold with a layer of rice, press down to compress.
    • Add a slice of pan-fried Spam on top of the rice.
    • Add another layer of rice and press down gently.
    • Fold the nori over the rice and Spam, sealing the edges with a little water.
  4. Shape and Serve:
    • Remove the musubi mold.
    • Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
    • Optionally, sprinkle furikake over the top for extra flavor.
    • Drizzle a bit of soy sauce over the Spam Musubi.
  5. Enjoy:
    • Serve Spam Musubi as a snack or light meal.
    • They can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature.

Spam Musubi is a delightful Hawaiian snack that combines the savory goodness of Spam with the simplicity of sushi rice, wrapped in nori. Enjoy this delicious treat!