CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Pineapple SpamDishes such as this have been a favorite of Hawaiians since World War II.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Dishes such as this have been a favorite of Hawaiians since World War II.
1 12-ounce can Spam, cubed
1 cup pineapple, cubed
½ cup soy sauce
Sliced ginger root to taste
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup pineapple juice
In a saucepan, combine the cubed Spam, pineapple, soy sauce, ginger, brown sugar and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer and heat through.
Note: This recipe is from “Hawaii Cooks with Spam” by Muriel Miura.
Yield: Serves 4.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 480 calories, 26 grams fat (9 grams saturated), 2,905 milligrams sodium, 50 grams carbohydrates, 51 milligrams calcium, 13 grams protein, 53 milligrams cholesterol, 1 gram dietary fiber.
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