Even though Spam isn’t the most glamorous type of meat and is often hiding in the back of kitchen cabinets, it somehow still finds its way onto our plates. Here are 5 creative ways to dress up that controversial lunch meat so it isn’t just sitting between two sad slices of bread.
Budae Jjigae (Korean Army Stew)
This mouth-watering, spicy “stew” features sausage, kimchi, cheese – and Spam. Invented by Korean-based American soldiers, this twist on the ramen classic is populated with plenty of Western-inspired ingredients. It’s so popular, in fact, that you can easily find it in restaurants across Korea. You can also cozy up with The Pioneer Woman’s best soups and stews.
Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Breakfast Soup
A different spin on ham and eggs for your morning routine, this macaroni soup is a popular breakfast in Hong Kong cafes or snack shops. Try it any time of the day for a quick snack. We’ve also rounded up our best pasta recipes for easy dinners.