Island Delight Spam Fried Rice


Embark on a culinary journey with our Island Delight Spam Fried Rice, a dish that brings a touch of tropical comfort to your table. This easy-to-make, flavorful fried rice is packed with the savory goodness of Spam, mixed with vegetables and a perfect blend of seasonings. It's an ideal quick meal for any time of the day.

Island Delight Spam Fried Rice

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Total Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 920mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 15g


  • Spam, diced - 1 can (12 ounces)
  • Cooked rice, preferably day-old - 3 cups
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves
  • Onion, diced - 1 small
  • Carrots, diced - 2
  • Frozen peas - ½ cup
  • Soy sauce - 3 tablespoons
  • Sesame oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Green onions, sliced - for garnish
  • Eggs (optional) - 2

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the diced Spam and cook until browned. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, add the remaining oil. Sauté garlic and onion until fragrant.
  3. Add carrots and cook until slightly tender.
  4. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet. If using eggs, scramble them on the other side.
  5. Add the cooked rice, peas, and browned Spam. Stir to combine.
  6. Pour soy sauce and sesame oil over the rice and mix thoroughly.
  7. Cook for a few more minutes, stirring frequently until everything is heated through.
  8. Garnish with sliced green onions before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Using day-old rice prevents the fried rice from becoming soggy.
  • Customize with your favorite vegetables or add a pinch of red pepper flakes for some heat.
  • Keep the heat high and stir frequently for that perfect wok-charred flavor.
  • For a healthier twist, try using low-sodium soy sauce and turkey Spam.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this dish with fresh rice?

Yes, but day-old rice gives the best texture as it's drier and less sticky.

Can I use other types of meat?

Absolutely, chicken, shrimp, or tofu are great alternatives.

How do I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Your Island Delight Spam Fried Rice is ready to tantalize your taste buds! This dish is not just a meal; it's a flavor-packed, satisfying experience that brings a slice of island life to your kitchen. Serve it up and watch as it becomes a new favorite at your family table!