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spam & eggs rice ball

  • Makes: 4
  • Calories: 377 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 25 m
    • Prep: 1 h 20 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Pōku-tamago onigiri
SPAM & Eggs Rice Ball
Ingredients Ingredients


Step 1

step 1:

Cut the cooked eggs into 4 pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Use 9 cm. × 20 cm. size dried laver (nori) for rice balls. Cut each laver slice in half with scissors. Spread 120 g steamed rice on one side of the dried laver (nori) sheet half.

Step 3

step 3:

Place one SPAM slice over the rice and then place one egg piece over the SPAM as shown in the picture.

Step 4

step 4:

Fold the dried laver half over the ingredients with plastic wrap. Make the remaining rice balls in the same manner.

Pōku-tamago onigiri


This rice ball is very popular in Okinawa and is similar to a Hawaii-style rice ball. Okinawa is a small island and, being located about 645 km from the mainland, is the most southwest of prefectures in Japan.