Hawaiian Spam and Cabbage

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

I know, I know..it's SPAM. But growing up on the islands this is a staple. Again..from AlohaWorld.com.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut SPAM into strips or diced.
  2. Slice half a round onion and one medium cabbage thinly.
  3. Chop one clove of garlic.
  4. Heat sesame oil in pot.
  5. Add SPAM & all other ingredients.
  6. Cook until cabbage is done.
  7. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

I didn't know this was a Hawaiian thing! I used to make this all the time before I got married (husband isn't a spam or cabbage fan), best meal ever.

Hamlin July 22, 2011

I have not bought Spam in many years. My oldest son requested that I make Spam with cabbage. I remembered stumbling upon this recipe, so I made it. I used Spam 'lite' but otherwise made this just as written. The shoyu made this a little too salty. I may balance it out with some pineapple juice or even a little honey next time. Overall, we liked it. Thanx!

*Parsley* December 29, 2013

Upped my star rating to 5 because this is a go-to meal for us. It's cheap and easy and the whole family loves it. I now make it with kosher hotdogs, since we are keeping kosher now. I just slice them up and do everything else the same. Its not exactly the same in flavor but its close enough. Leftovers are good in a sandwich wrap or on a bun too. Origional review follows: Love this. The only thing I did different was add a heaping spoon of Hosin sauce to the mix. Next time I am going to cook the spam first until it gets brown around the edges and then remove and cook the rest of it then add the spam at the end. I just like my spam a little crisp around the edges. Very good, thank you for posting. I'll be making this again. I served it with jasmine rice and everyone from 7-42 loved it :-)

Ilysse September 23, 2009

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