Spam Fried Rice

Spam fried rice is a common snack or meal in Hawaii. The addition of Spam gives fried rice a salty kick. Recipe courtesy...
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Cecily Wong

Spam fried rice is a common snack or meal in Hawaii. The addition of Spam gives fried rice a salty kick. Recipe courtesy of Cecily Wong, author of Diamond Head.

Ingredients

  • large eggs, scrambled and seasoned with salt and pepper
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oil
  • slices bacon, sliced thin (optional)
  • slices Spam, diced
  • 1-2  slices onion, chopped
  • sprigs green onion, chopped
  • 2-3  Cups  cooked rice, seasoned with soy sauce, salt, and pepper
  • ½ to 1  Cup  frozen peas, you don't need to defrost them
  • Soy sauce

Directions

Heat a nonstick wok over medium-high heat. Add a little oil and cook the eggs to medium-soft, then put them back in a bowl and set aside for later use.

In the same wok, brown the bacon. Drain the oil, then add the Spam and cook for about 2 minutes.

Add the onions and cook until soft. Then add the green onions and stir into the mix.

Add the seasoned rice and toss to mix.

Add the peas and eggs and toss to mix. Cook for another minute or 2 to heat the peas and finish cooking the eggs. Serve hot with soy sauce.

Spam Shopping Tip

Plan out and shop for a week's worth of dinners. Keep essential oils, spices, and herbs in your pantry at all times.

Spam Cooking Tip

Applesauce and plain yogurt are good fat substitutes in most recipes. For maximum texture and flavor, replace no more than half the amount of the fat listed in the recipe.