SPAM® Classic Budae Jjigae Army Stew

SPAM® Classic Budae Jjigae Army Stew

This Korean hot pot favorite is the whole kit and canoodle. It’s a flavorful medley of ramen noodles, meats, beans, tofu and veggies simmering in a savory chicken broth. Get jjigae with it.

30 min 4 servings 16 ingredients


  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic sliced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can pork and beans
  • 7 ounces Kielbasa, sliced
  • 1 (16-ounce) package firm tofu, sliced
  • 1 cup kimchi, diced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 (4.2-ounce) package Korean ramen noodle, with seasoning packet
  • 2 tablespoons Korean chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Korean chili paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1.In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook SPAM® Classic slices 3 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  • 2.In a large shallow pot or pan, arrange SPAM® Classic slices, pork and beans, Kielbasa, tofu, kimchi, onion and mushrooms. Place ramen noodle on top.
  • 3.In small bowl, combine ramen seasoning packet, chili flakes, chili paste, garlic, soy sauce and pepper.
  • 4.Add the seasoning mixture to the pot and pour chicken stock over.
  • 5.Bring the pot to a boil over medium-high heat; cook, stirring in the seasoning and noodles for 5 to 6 minutes or until noodles are tender and stew is heated through. Garnish with green onions. Serve with rice.

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