Spam Musubi

Directions

  1. Soak rice in water fully submerged for 4 hours. Drain, rinse and set aside. 
  2. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil on high heat, about 5 minutes. 
  3. Add the rice to the boiling water and stir. 
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 20 minutes. 
  5. Remove the rice when done cooking into a bowl. 
  6. Distribute the vinegar evenly through the rice by pouring the vinegar over a rice scoop over the rice. Mix gently and set aside to cool.  
  7. Slice the spam into 8 even slices. Set aside and save the can. 
  8. Mix together soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar in a microwave safe bowl. 
  9. Microwave for 1 minute and stir, making sure all the sugar is dissolved. 
  10. Place the spam in the soy sauce mixture and marinate for 10 minutes. 
  11. Select the Preheat function on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, then press Start/Pause
  12. Place the spam in the preheated air fryer basket. 
  13. Cook at 380°F for 6 minutes. 
  14. Remove the spam from the air fryer and set aside.
  15. Line plastic wrap inside of the spam can, covering the whole inside of the can leaving 1 inch or more of plastic wrap on the outside.
  16. Place the cooked rice in the plastic wrapped lined spam can about 1¾ inches tall, with one slice of spam on top of the rice, then fold the plastic wrap inside the can pressing down firmly. 
  17. Remove the spam musubi from the can and remove the plastic. Repeat this process with the remaining spam musubi.
  18. Wrap the musubis with roasted nori sheets with the ends of the sheets ending on the bottom. The rice should still be warm. If you microwave for a few seconds.