Cauliflower Rice SPAM® Musubi Tacos

Cauliflower Rice SPAM® Musubi Tacos

Musubi tacos? Shell yes! This innovative recipe folds fried nori into a taco shape as it cools then tops it with diced SPAM® Classic. The fusion of flavors will also curl your lips into a taco shape as you smile with delight.

45 min 4 servings 15 ingredients


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3 cups vegetable oil
  • 8 sheets nori, trimmed with scissors into circular shape
  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic cut in large dice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 3 cups cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3/4 cup julienned cucumbers
  • 3/4 cup grated carrots
  • Wasabi
  • Soy sauce
  • Pickled ginger


  • 1.In medium bowl, whisk egg. Add flour and cold water, whisking just to blend. In large saucepan, heat oil to 375°F.
  • 2.Dip one side of nori sheet in batter mixture. Carefully fry in hot oil, batter side first, for 1 to 2 minutes, flipping to fry the other side, until crisp and curled. Remove from oil to a paper towel lined sheet pan, forming into a shell as it cools. Repeat to make 8 taco shells.
  • 3.In large skillet, over medium-high heat cook diced SPAM® Classic 3 to 5 minutes, or until browned. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • 4.In another large skillet, over medium heat, steam cauliflower in water 4 to 6 minutes, or until softened. Season with rice vinegar.
  • 5.Divide cauliflower rice, and SPAM® Classic between nori shells. Top tacos with cucumber and carrots. Serve with wasabi, soy sauce and pickled ginger.

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