Try one of these easy Spam recipes if you need something meaty, quick, versatile, and surprisingly delicious.
Trust me; they’re spam-tastic!
Also known as The Hawaiian Steak, Spam is super popular in the Aloha State.
It rose to fame during World War II, and since then, it’s only become more and more popular.
So, whether you’re preparing for the next Waikiki Spam Jam, looking for a new breakfast dish, or just curious about that can you have in the pantry, I guarantee you’ll fall for these Spam recipes at first bite.
30 Fantastic Things To Do With Spam
1. Spam Musubi
Are you craving a taste of paradise but don’t have time to fly to Hawaii? Here’s a recipe for a tasty Hawaiian snack you can make right at home!
Spam musubi is a portable snack that’s become quite popular on the island.
It’s made with a slice of Spam on top of a block of rice, which is wrapped together with nori (dried seaweed).
It’s easy to eat on the go, making it perfect for picnics and outdoor parties.
2. Spam Tacos
These Spam tacos topped with guacamole and a creamy cilantro lemon sauce need to be on your menu this week!
Delight your tastebuds as you bite into the warm tortilla layered with all the tasty flavors and sizzling bits of Spam.
This Spam and egg recipe will quickly become your new favorite way to wake up.
The soy sauce and sugar caramelize into a glaze that elevates the plain ol’ Spam to impressive new heights.
The eggs are paired with fried garlic and Japanese seasoning, furikake, to make things even tastier.
It has a combination of flavors that will keep your tastebuds happy all morning long.
This crispy steak is a quick and easy intro to the world of all things Spam.
After all, if you don’t like it on its own, chances are you won’t like it in rice or pasta.
So, try this simple slice of Spam coated with egg and breading, then fried into crispy perfection.
Serve this up on a bed of fried rice with an egg, and enjoy!
Looking for a way to eat a healthy meal without missing out on hearty flavors? Then, here’s a recipe for you!
Spam fried rice is guaranteed to hit all the right notes.
Between the bed of fluffy rice studded with crunchy vegetables and salty Spam, it might be better than the regular stuff.
Plus, it’s such a versatile dish! Throw in almost any veggie you want, and it’ll still taste amazing.
Oh man, this Spam onigirazu is incredible! Whenever I’m in the mood for a quick bite on the go, I always reach for one of these.
Spam, eggs, rice, and veggies wrapped up in crunchy nori is the combo you never knew you needed!
It’s the perfect make-ahead dish that you can store and eat whenever you’d like.
Sweet potatoes are so tasty, don’t you think? I throw them in everything, from soups and stews to chili and quiche.
I also love them baked and served with butter, but this recipe takes their goodness to a whole new level.
The rich, savory taste is a combination of mashed sweet potatoes with Spam and apples.
It’s so creamy and addictive – you may have to fight your family for the last bite!
8. Spam Fries
Ah, there’s nothing quite like fried food to make your mouth water.
The crunchy outer layer, the steamy, scrumptious center… it’s a hearty experience like no other.
That’s why I love Spam fries. They’re a cinch to make and bring you joy with every bite.
Just cut the Spam into strips, dip the pieces in batter, and fry to crispy perfection.
Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce, and they’ll disappear in seconds!
Nothing says comfort food like a cheesy, creamy macaroni bake.
And this three-ingredient pasta bake is sure to be a hit with the kids and adults alike.
It’s also ideal for customizing with added veggies. For example, try adding broccoli, corn, or sweet potatoes!
This bacon-wrapped Spam packs a wallop of meaty goodness that’s ideal for summer BBQs and bite-sized snacks.
The salty, meaty flavor of Spam contrasts with the crispy, smoky deliciousness of bacon.
To make them even more delicious, try adding a slice of mozzarella between the two.
Okay, I have to admit that this one is a little out there.
But if you like salty and sweet, like maple and bacon, I think you’ll really go nuts for this fried treat.
This twist on the classic fried donut combines cubed Spam with sugary dough. Best served warm, be sure to add plenty of that yummy glaze!
12. Spam Fritters
Amp up your regular dinners with this recipe for Spam fritters that are as yummy as they are easy to make.
All you need is a few ingredients and about 30 minutes of your time!
These golden, crispy little parcels use a beer batter for that superb melt-in-your-mouth finish.
Serve these as a side dish, a snack, or as a savory appetizer for any occasion.
Spam and kimchi in pizza? It’s a match made in heaven!
Some things sound strange together but work amazingly well when you try them, and this dish is no exception.
The crispy yet tender Spam with the spicy and crunchy kimchi makes this one of my new faves and a recipe I know I’ll turn to for years to come.
If you love Spam and potatoes, you should probably make this recipe right away.
After all, potatoes need a salty element, and Spam has that in spades.
This dish is both filling and delicious, so it’s sure to satisfy your hunger. It’s also straightforward to make and works as a terrific side dish to boot!
Or serve it like a hash with fried eggs on top.
Do you have some kimchi and day-old rice in your fridge? Don’t throw it out! Instead, make this quick, easy, and delicious kimchi fried rice with Spam!
All you need to do is fry up some Spam, then add the rice and kimchi. Stir it all together and top it off with a fried egg.
Ready in less than 20 minutes; this is great for busy weeknights.
16. Spam Katsu Sando
I eat sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which means I’m always looking for new and fun recipes.
And I think I just found one!
This isn’t your average sandwich, though. It’s a Spam katsu sando!
Meaty Spam meets crunchy cabbage slaw on fluffy white bread with a tangy sauce.
It has everything you need to be satisfied without feeling heavy or weighed down.
Can’t decide between something sweet or something savory? Try this Spam and egg deopbap!
Featuring garlicky, maple-candied Spam, scrambled eggs, and caramelized onions on top of pillowy white rice, you might need to double this recipe.
If there’s anyone home when you make it, I have a feeling they’ll come running!
If you’re craving a hot bowl of soup, you should try this classic army stew!
The perfect mix of Korea and America, this fusion dish combines Spam with kimchi in one helluva salty and spicy broth.
There’s also tofu, mushrooms, hot dogs, and bacon in the mix!
Nothing says “Sunday morning” quite like a spectacular brunch.
So, elevate your usual weekend fare with this caramelized Spam Benedict recipe!
The sweet soy caramel glazed spam flawlessly balances the spicy Sriracha hollandaise.
At the same time, the poached egg and Hawaiian bun add layers of pleasant textures.
It’s rich but not too heavy, and I have no doubt your guests will ask for seconds!
20. Spam Sandwich
When you’re in a pinch and have no time to cook, this classic Spam sandwich is a life-saver!
Cheesy, meaty, and just a little bit sweet, it’s excellent any time of day. Plus, it’s super easy to make – it only takes a few minutes to whip up.
If you’re anything like me, you need a salad with lots of extras.
That’s why I love this fabulous dish! It’s a feast of beautiful colors and flavors.
The Spam, garlic croutons, and Gruyère cheese offer the perfect combination of salty, crunchy, and comforting.
22. Spam Carbonara
Looking for a quick, creamy pasta dish? Spam carbonara might just be what you need!
This recipe adds a Filipino flare to the classic carbonara with meaty Spam instead of bacon or chicken.
It’s a terrific budget-friendly version that’s equally as delicious.
Find comfort wrapped in a burrito with this quick and easy recipe! Just combine fried rice with cheesy scrambled eggs and Spam and wrap it in a tortilla.
The Mexican twist to a Filipino breakfast staple makes for a hearty, filling meal.
I like to add hot sauce and sweet potatoes to bulk it out, but it’s super tasty as is.
24. Air Fryer Spam
Bite into crispy perfection with this Air Fryer Spam recipe!
Start by coating the Spam in flour, then dip it in eggs before rolling it in bread crumbs.
The result is crunchy, juicy, and packed with flavor.
If you’re a fan of the famous Hawaiian snack, you’ll love this Spam musubi in a bowl.
Like a burrito bowl, it’s a healthier, sugar-free take on the original that uses a bed of grains rather than a carb-heavy tortilla.
In this case, cauliflower rice is an excellent nutritious alternative.
This recipe is a family favorite every time we have cookouts in the summer.
It might not be quite as decadent as a regular steak sandwich, but it’s easily customizable and pairs well with your preferred ingredients.
I like it with onion, tomato, and lettuce, but you can add anything you prefer.
With just a handful of delicious ingredients and simple prep, you’ll enjoy this tasty sandwich in just 10 minutes!
Make your next movie night one to remember with a platter of this delicious Spam kimbap.
Kimbap is a Korean dish similar to sushi rolls; only there’s no raw fish.
Instead, you’ll use Spam, crab meat, egg, and vegetables. It’s a bite-sized delight that’ll disappear in seconds!
This recipe for crispy potato and Spam waffles is a staple in our brunch rotation at home.
The starchy potato perfectly contrasts the meaty Spam and cheesy goodness, and they’re wonderfully tender inside.
Serve them with fried chicken and maple syrup if you really want to impress.
29. Spam Ramen
Who knew a few simple pantry staples could turn into something so delicious?
Spam ramen is the ideal meal when you’re tired, hungry, and out of fresh food.
It’s also a great way to get creative and experiment with new flavor combinations.
In just a few minutes, turn a package of ramen into a delicious, gourmet experience!
Are you ready for a party in your mouth?
The flavors and textures of this fried Spam musubi rice dog recipe are second to none!
This creative fusion combines Asian and American influences into one amazingly tasty dish I bet even the kids will beg you for.
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