Spam Kimchi Fried Rice

December 25, 2020
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Photo by Mr. Hugh's Kitchen
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

Fried rice with fermented kimchi bits, and chopped SPAM cubes, Korean seaweed, and topped with sunny-side up egg, more korean seaweed, sesame seeds, and green onions. —Mr. Hugh's Kitchen

What You'll Need
  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1/3 cup chopped SPAM
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup korean seaweed/ nori
  • 1 sunny side up egg
  • Chopped green onions
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup kimchi with the juice
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • Cooking oil
  1. Heat up the pan or wok under medium fire, and add the cooking oil. Saute onions and garlic until onions are translucent.
  2. Add chopped SPAM, and cook for about a minute. Add chopped kimchi with the juice, and saute for another minute. Add water, and let it simmer under low fire for 30 seconds.
  3. Add white rice, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and sesame oil. Mix everything well.
  4. Once all the rice is covered with the kimchi juice, add the korean seaweed, and mix again for another minute.
  5. Once done, transfer it to a serving bowl or plate, and top it with sunny side up egg, salt, sesame seeds, more korean seaweed, and chopped green onions.
  6. Devour while hot! That’s how Koreans do it! Haha

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1 Review

Ironwood C. January 3, 2021
Fantastic! SPAM is good--simply pork shoulder, ham and 4 more ingredients.
Fun fact: on the Hormel Foods (maker of SPAM) website, there is a letter from Chairman Khrushchev thanking the company for SPAM saving the Soviet troops from starvation during the siege of Leningrad.