pieces of fried SPAM® Classic are rolled up into a ball with curry, sticky rice, coriander,
coconut milk and breadcrumbs. Submitted by SPAM® fan Caroline Burgess
Rinse rice under running water in metal sieve until water runs clear. In small saucepan, combine coconut milk, water and curry paste. Add rice and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to low. Cook rice on lowest setting 20 minutes or until cooked.
Heat oven to 190°C.
In large frypan, cook SPAM® on medium-high heat 5 minutes or until SPAM® is browned. Remove from heat. Stir in rice and coriander; let cool.
In shallow dish, combine coconut and breadcrumbs.
Form 1 tablespoon mixture into meatballs. Dip in beaten egg white then in coconut mixture. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Or deep-fry meatballs in hot oil until golden-brown; drain on paper towel. Serve with sweet chilli sauce for dipping.
There are 12.8 cans of SPAM® products eaten every second.
There are 15 different varieties of SPAM® products.
SPAM® products are sold in 44 countries around the world.
Over 8 billion cans of SPAM® products have been sold.
Big Ben in England is 1,163 SPAM® brand cans tall.
The canjo is a banjo made using a SPAM® brand can.
Guam residents consume an annual average of 16 cans per person.
Hawaii eats seven million cans of SPAM® products every year.
In Southeast Asia, SPAM® products are given as a luxury gift.
It would take 415,469,599 SPAM® brand cans to circle the circumference of Earth.
There is an entire Museum dedicated to the SPAM® Brand in Austin, MN.
One SPAM® brand plant produces 350 cans a minute.
SPAM® JAM is Hawaii’s largest festival every year.
SPAM® brand starred on Broadway in Monty Python’s SPAMALOT.
Over 100 million pounds of SPAM® product was shipped abroad to feed troops during WWII.