If you don’t have Spam in your cupboard, you’re missing out.
Especially if you haven’t tried the Spam recipes I’m about to list.
Spam has a long shelf life and is easy to prep, with a salty, rich flavor that makes it super versatile for a whole range of great-tasting dishes.
It’s popular in Asian cuisine too (it’s even called the “Hawaiian steak” in Hawaii), which means there’s also a host of Spam recipes that I’m sure you haven’t tried yet.
So hop on the Spam bandwagon. Below, I’ve listed the best 15 Spam recipes that you need to try today (see also “Best Ground Bison Recipes To Try Today“)!
Best Spam Recipes To Try Today
1. Spam Musubi
Who said sushi has to be raw fish? Spam is just as tasty. And this Spam Musubi recipe involves just eight ingredients and a prep time of 20 minutes, so it’s definitely a must-try.
The best thing is that the end result looks as good as it tastes. It’s simple but so creative. It yields eight servings but I wouldn’t blame you if you want to double the ingredients!
2. Spam Tacos
Spam tacos? It’s a lunch snack that’s sure to surprise all your friends. It’s easy to make too, as all this recipe involves is four simple steps and 10 minutes of prep time.
Everyone loves tacos. And for those who shy away from Spam, the final product here is sure to win them over. Can’t say no to tacos? Then this recipe is one you need to try.
Spam and eggs is a match made in heaven. It’s also super versatile, as you can pair it with rice, bread, potatoes – or simply whatever you’re craving.
This recipe takes Spam and eggs to the next level and it only takes 15 minutes to make.
You need three ingredients for this recipe. And since all you have to do is cook eggs and scatter the Spam on top, it’s the ideal recipe if you’re strapped for time.
Who doesn’t love fried rice? You can throw any ingredients in and it’ll still taste good. One of the best fried rice ingredients is Spam, so this Spam Fried Recipe recipe is worth trying if you’re a big fan of fried rice.
This recipe is good to go in 30 minutes, requiring just 20 minutes to prepare. On top of that, the ingredients list includes plenty of seasonings so it’s also packed full of flavor.
Spam is popular in the Philippines. I don’t blame them, as it’s one of the easiest meats to cook up and pair with rice. And if you’re looking to enjoy a taste of Philippine cuisine, this Crispy Spam Steak recipe is it.
All you need is six ingredients (most of which you probably already have in your cupboard) and 30 minutes spare. This recipe is also ready in eight simple steps, yielding four servings to share. Or not. I
6. Spam Fries
That’s right: Spam fries are a thing. And if you love fries (of course you do), then this recipe is right up your alley. It’s easy to prepare, and the perfect side to serve to the kids. You can even snack on these for lunch!
You only need five ingredients for this Spam fries recipe. So it’s simple to make, involving just seven steps before they’re ready to eat. And you can bet they won’t disappoint.
Spam is great, and so is bacon. The two almost taste similar, but why not have both? If you love spam and bacon, then this bacon-wrapped Spam bites recipe is for you. It’s the perfect snack or starter, and it’s super easy to make!
All you need is five ingredients, plus 20 minutes spare for the preparation. This recipe gives you 32 servings as well, so there’s plenty to go around if you’re looking for a simple dish to take to a party or gathering.
When it comes to finger food, you can never go wrong with fritters. And if you’ve never tried Spam fritters, this is your chance!
This Spam fritters recipe takes 35 minutes to make, with just six ingredients on the list. On top of that, there are only seven steps to follow.
The main ingredients are Spam, flour, baking powder, oil, white pepper and salt, and beer. Yep, these Spam fritters are beer-battered, which makes them all the more tastier!
If you’re looking to impress, this Spam katsu sando recipe is not going to disappoint whoever you serve it to. Katsu sando is a great Japanese lunch treat, and you’ll be glad to know that it’s also super simple to make.
There are a few ingredients here that you probably won’t have at home (unless you love Japanese mayonnaise) but the end result is definitely worth some ingredients shopping.
So what are you waiting for? This is another Spam recipe that you need to try ASAP!
If glazed baked Spam doesn’t get your mouth watering, I don’t know what will. This recipe really brings out its taste, and it only requires four (yep, you read that right) ingredients to make.
Those ingredients are Spam, brown sugar, yellow mustard, and water. Prep time is only 10 minutes too, with just eight steps to follow.
You can pair the Spam with rice or potatoes – or even just eat them on their own. They taste that good!
Spam tastes great with noodles too. And if you don’t believe us, this fried noodles with Spam recipe is one you need to try today (see also “Best Meat And Poultry Recipes To Try“). The bonus is that it creates a colorful dish that tastes as great as it looks!
What’s more, this recipe will only take 20 minutes of your day – 5 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to cook. So it’s quick and easy.
12. Ohana Burger
Hawaiian burgers? Yes, please! And although you might not think that Spam goes well between two buns, this burger recipe includes ground sirloin beef too – so the Spam is there to complement.
Other ingredients you’ll need include blue cheese, maul onions, mayonnaise, and tomatoes, so this is one flavor-packed burger. It’s ready to tuck into in just 10 steps, and the recipe provides four servings!
If you were hunting for a Spam recipe with potatoes, this is the one you need to cook up. And it’s not just Spam with a side of roast potatoes; it’s a stunning-looking dish that also includes sliced cheese and pickled jalapenos!
But these are optional if you’re not a jalapeno fan. There are five main ingredients, and it only takes 35 minutes to make.
How does chicken fried Spam work? You dip the Spam in eggs and serve it with chicken gravy. And if that sounds tempting to you, you’re going to want to try this recipe.
All it requires is six ingredients and 30 minutes of your time. It makes up to eight servings too in just five straightforward steps. The best thing is that you can choose to serve it with anything you want.
15. Spam Sandwich
Last but definitely not least: Spam sandwich. If you’ve never tried a good old fashioned Spam sandwich, now is the time.
This must-try recipe takes just 10 minutes to whip up, using eight ingredients that really turn the flavor up to eleven.
So if you’re craving Spam and want something quick, easy, and, of course, tasty, I can’t recommend this recipe enough.
And that wraps up my list of the 15 best Spam recipes that you need to try today. Spam is definitely underrated, and these recipes are proof of that! The best thing is that all these recipes are easy to make – plus undeniably tasty.
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