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Healthy Spam Musubi Bowl

Course 14:0
Cuisine n/a
Servings 6 servings
Author DF, EF, GF, NF


  • 2 c. long grain white rice
  • 1/2 c. {1 stick} butter, unsalted
  • 4 c. water
  • 2 tbsp. refined coconut oil
  • 2 c. homemade Spam {or 2 cans purchased Spam}, diced into 1/4" cubes
  • 1 c. pineapple, diced
  • 1 " piece fresh ginger {about 2 tsp.}, peeled and minced
  • 6 tbsp. tamari {or soy sauce}, divided
  • 2 tbsp. coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce {more or less to taste}
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • nori {dried seaweed}, cut, crumbled, or torn into small pieces


  • Rinse the rice. Add the stick of butter and water then set to cook as you normally would {in a pot on the stove, in the microwave, in a rice cooker, etc.}.
  • Meanwhile, melt the coconut oil in a large skillet. Add the Spam and pineapple. Saute over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
  • Add the ginger and saute for another minute.
  • Stir in half {3 tablespoons} of the tamari. Mix well.
  • Add the rice, remaining tamari {3 tablespoons}, coconut sugar, fish sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes. Stir well.
  • Fill a bowl and garnish with nori.