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Hawaiian Style Spam Musubi

Learn how to make 4 types of Spam Musubi! A local Hawaiian version to the Japanese musubi. Super simple but super yummy to eat! Pack a spam musubi with plastic wrap and take it with you anywhere for lunch, dinner, or snack! Great for a picnic, swim at the beach, or any hangout.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Assembling 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Hawaiian
Servings 10 musubis


  • Pan
  • Rice Cooker


  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can spam
  • 3 sheets nori (seaweed sheet)
  • 1/2 tsp furikake seasoning (optional)
  • 3 eggs (optional)

Teriyaki Sauce

  • 2 tbsp shoyu (soy sauce)
  • 2 tbsp white cooking wine
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cloved crushed garlic


  • Wash and cook rice in a rice cooker. Cut the nori into 3 inch wide sheets.
  • Open a can of spam and slice it one inch in length. Usually comes out to 9-10 slices.
  • Fry the spam on a pan over medium heat. 3-4 minutes on one side before flipping it. (Add the teriyaki sauce to the pan and let it cook for 1-2 minutes then flip it over and cook for another minute.)
  • Place nori down and the musubi mold on top. Place a scoop of cooked rice in the musubi mold. Press down on the rice with the mold handle. Then add the cooked spam and push out the contents with the musubi handle while pushing the rectangle mold up and over the contents.
  • Wet the ends of the nori with water and fold it towards the middle.
  • Serve hot or wrap it in plastic wrap to have an on go lunch.
Keyword musubi, nori, seaweed, spam, sushi