What I love about spam and eggs
Let’s face it, breakfast gets boring. Spicing it up with this easy Spam and eggs breakfast will brighten your morning. The Spam is perfectly crusted as it’s slowly fried. Serving it with a scoop of jasmine rice and avocado gives it just the right Hawaiian vibe. The next time you have some leftover jasmine rice don’t forget to give it a try!
Here’s what you’ll need to make spam eggs and rice
How to make fried spam and eggs
Open the can. Slice the spam into quarter inch this slices (or thinner if you prefer).
Fry the Spam. In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, allow the spam slices to fry for about 5 minutes on each side or until a golden crust starts to form.
Fry the egg. In the same skillet, cook eggs to your liking. You can feel free to scramble or fry your eggs.
Serve over rice and garnish with fresh chopped chives.
Rice is commonly served with breakfast in Hawaii, but you can substitute potatoes, or your favorite breakfast sides.
FAQs & Tips on making spam rice and eggs
Though Spam is originally from Minnesota, it became super popular in Hawaii during World War II because it was easy to send to the troops. It was incorporated through the years into many different dishes in the culture.
Spam is so versatile, it can be thrown into so many dishes to spice it up. In fact, it technically is a spice ham! It’s been incorporated into everything you can imagine from tacos to doughnuts to pasta.
You can keep it in the can and wrap it with plastic wrap, or store in an air tight container in the fridge for up to a week.
More great Spam recipes you could try
Other delicious breakfast recipes
- Cheddar Chive Waffles & Eggs with Strawberry Candied Bacon
- Mashed Potato Chorizo Breakfast Tacos
- Ham and Cheese Frittata
- Breakfast Casserole with Bacon
Spam Eggs and Rice
This spam and eggs recipe is easy to make and has just the right Hawaiian vibe. A great way to add variety to your breakfast routine.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American
1 can Spam, sliced
1 tbsp olive oil
2 cups jasmine rice, cooked
2 avocados, diced
Fresh chives, chopped for garnish
Open can of Spam and slice lengthwise to about ¼ of an inch.
On medium heat, in a non-stick skillet fry Spam slices for about 2 ½ – 3 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
Reduce heat to medium low to fry eggs for sunny side up.
Serve spam and eggs over rice. Garnish with chives.
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 435
- Sugar: 0.5 g
- Sodium: 152.7 mg
- Fat: 27.9 g
- Saturated Fat: 5.2 g
- Carbohydrates: 37.2 g
- Fiber: 7.8 g
- Protein: 11.6 g
- Cholesterol: 191.3 mg
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