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A bowl of Spam fried rice topped with green onions.

Spam Fried Rice

This Spam fried rice is made with seared Spam, eggs, vegetables and rice, all cooked together with seasonings to make a quick and easy meal. A great way to have an economical and flavorful dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 378kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil divided use
  • 12 ounce can Spam cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 2 carrots peeled, quartered and sliced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 cups cooked long grain white rice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup green onions thinly sliced


  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Place the Spam pieces in a single layer in the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until meat is browned.
  • Remove the Spam from the pan. Place it on a plate then cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Pour 1 teaspoon of oil into the pan, then add the onion and carrots. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until veggies are softened. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper.
  • Add the garlic and ginger, then cook for 30 seconds.
  • Remove the vegetables from the pan. Place them on the plate with the Spam and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Pour the remaining teaspoon of oil into the pan. Add the eggs and cook, stirring occasionally and breaking up with a spatula, until the eggs are scrambled. Add a bit of salt and pepper to the eggs.
  • Add the rice, Spam, cooked veggies and peas into the pan.
  • Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil and mix until everything is thoroughly combined and warmed through, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle green onions over the top of the rice mixture, then serve and enjoy.



Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 296mg | Sodium: 760mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2855IU | Vitamin C: 7.1mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 2.9mg