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Shoyu Chicken & Spam Musubi


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  • Sauce:
  • 4 chicken thighs (with bone and skin)
  • 1/2 cup Kikkoman soy sauce
  • 1/2 whole onion
  • 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 4 (1/2") slices ginger
  • 1 cup brown sugar



Step 1

Wash chicken and place in medium saucepan.

Combine sauce ingredients. Pour over chicken and stir. Cover and bring to a boil and lower to simmer for about 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked.

Reserve 1/2 cup cooked sauce to make Spam Musubi.

Spam Musubi:
1 can Spam, sliced into 8 (1/4") slices
4 cups cooked short grain white rice, cooled
6 Nori (Seaweed) sheets cut in half
1/2 cup reserved sauce from Shoyu Chicken
1 Tblsp. cornstarch & 1 Tblsp. flour mixed with 3 tablespoon cup water
1 Tblsp. brown sugar

Fry Spam in 1 tablespoon oil until brown on both sides. Set aside.

Using a musubi maker, layer nori, rice, about 1/2 tablespoon or more sauce, and Spam. Wrap nori around rice and Spam. Seal edge of nori with a little sauce. Serve.

Place sauce ingredient is small saucepan. Cook on medium until sauce thickened.


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