Spam Musubi


  • 2 cups cooked short-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs mirin
  • 1 can spam (cooked, sliced to 10 pieces)
  • 5 nori sheets
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil


Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, mirin, and sugar — mix until sugar is dissolved.
Set aside 1/4 cup of this mixture.
Marinate spam slices in this mixture for 10 minutes.
In a pan with the vegetable oil, heat on medium heat and cook marinated spam. You may spoon over the marinade while cooking to give the spam a nice coating of it.
Set aside cooked spam.

(Using a half-musubi maker)

Lay out plastic wrap, then on top of it, lay out half a sheet of nori.
On top of nori, lay down the musubi maker.
Add a layer of rice on the bottom then brush this layer with marinade
Sprinkle sesame seeds (optional).
Add a slice of spam, then cover it with another layer of rice.
Wrap the entire thing with nori then wrap it with the plastic wrap.
Serve or bring to lunch!