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SPAM Musubi Rolls

SPAM musubi roll made with low-sodium SPAM, rice, nori, egg and a teriyaki-style marinade. Perfect for an on-the-go snack or breakfast. Serve warm with soy sauce for ultimate flavor. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: Meal Prep
Servings: 12
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Clean Fingers Laynie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice uncooked
  • 2 cups Water
  • 6 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Soy Sauce, Coconut Aminos, or Liquid Aminos
  • 1/4 cup Oyster Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Sugar white
  • 12 oz SPAM, Low Sodium
  • 8 large Eggs
  • 6 sheets Nori
  • Sesame seeds optional

Instructions

Rice Preparation

  • Add water to a large pot and bring to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook 18 minutes (until water is absorbed).
  • Once rice is cooked, add rice vinegar to pot and gently stir to incorporate. 

Egg Preparation

  • Crack eggs into a small bowl and add salt and pepper to taste. Beat with a fork until combined. 
  • Spray 1/4 sized baking sheet (or 9" x 13" baking dish) with cooking spray and pour in eggs. 
  • Bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. 
  • Cut into 12 slices (see photo in post above).

SPAM Preparation

  • Mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce and sugar in a small bowl. 
  • Open SPAM and carefully run a knife around the edge of the can to loosen the SPAM from the can. As evenly as possible, cut SPAM into 12 slices (see photos in post above). 
  • Lay SPAM on a separate 1/4 sized baking sheet (or another 9" x 13" pan or Ziplock baggie). Pour sauce prepared above over SPAM and let marinate for 15 minutes, flipping SPAM half way through marinating. 
  • Cook SPAM for 15 minutes in the same 400 degree oven until SPAM is warmed through.*

Assembly

  • On a cutting board with a sharp knife, split the 6 nori sheets in half. 
  • With a spoon, divide the rice into 12 portions. 
  • Wet hands with water, and mold rice in hands to approximate shape and as the SPAM. 
  • Place formed rice on middle of nori sheet. 
  • Drizzle spoonful (~1-2 tablespoons) of sauce, from cooked SPAM, onto rice. If desired, sprinkle sesame seeds on top of rice.  
  • Place 1/12 portion/slice of SPAM onto rice. 
  • Add an egg slice on top of SPAM. 
  • Wet edges of nori with a finger and fold the ends inward. 
  • Wrap completed SPAM Musubi Roll in plastic wrap. 
  • Repeat assembly steps above to complete remaining 12 rolls.
  • For the best flavor, let SPAM Musubi Rolls sit for at least 15-30 minutes to allow flavors to meld and for nori to soften. 

Notes

Estimated Nutrition, Per Serving: Fat 11 g, Carbohydrate 36 g, Dietary Fiber g, Protein 11 g, Sodium 1007 mg
*Alternatively, SPAM can be cooked on the stove in a saute pan for about 2-3 minutes per side. 
**Store leftover rolls in the fridge wrapped in plastic wrap. When ready to eat, remove roll from plastic wrap and place in a paper towel. Microwave for 1-2 minutes.