Serving Suggestion

Far East SPAM® balls


  • 1/2 cup chopped well-drained bean sprouts
  • 2/3 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon divided ground ginger
  • 1 340g can SPAM® Chopped Pork & Ham
  • 1/4 cup divided plus 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice


  1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  2. In food processor bowl, process SPAM® until finely chopped or grind by hand.
  3. In bowl, combine SPAM®, breadcrumbs, bean sprouts, 1/4 cup onions, 1/4 teaspoon ginger and the black pepper; mix well. Using about 1 tablespoon for each meatball, shape mixture into 24 balls. Place on wire rack in shallow baking pan; bake 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Meanwhile, to make sauce, in small saucepan, combine tomato juice, bell pepper and remaining 1/3 cup onions and 1/4 teaspoon ginger. Bring to a boil; simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Spear meatballs on cocktail picks. Serve with warm sauce for dipping.

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