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okinawa-style spam & eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Calories: 704 kcal
  • Total Time: 10 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Pōku-tamago
Okinawa-Style SPAM & Eggs
Ingredients

ingredients:

  • 170 g SPAM
  • 2 eggs
  • suitable amount a ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the SPAM into 4 equal slices. Beat the eggs.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat 1/2 tablespoon of salad oil on medium heat in a frying pan and add the SPAM. Sear both sides and remove from the pan.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the remaining salad oil and pour the egg into the pan.

Step 4

step 4:

Tilt the pan so that the egg spreads evenly over the bottom. Puncture any air bubbles which form with chopsticks. Fold the surface into half.

Pōku-tamago

Place the SPAM and egg on a plate, pour ketchup over it and serve.

comment:

SPAM and eggs is popular in Hawaii and Okinawa. It was introduced from Hawaii to Okinawa. This Okinawa-style dish is different in looks from the Hawaii-style dish. It is also used as an ingredient in rice balls in Okinawa. Okinawa is a small island and, being located about 645 km from the mainland, is the most southwest of prefectures in Japan.

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