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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.


  • 1 (340g) can SPAM® Classic sliced
  • 1 (225g) can pork and beans
  • 20g Kielbasa, sliced
  • 1 (450g) package firm tofu, sliced
  • 1 cup kimchi, diced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 225g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 (120g) 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


  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham 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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