Taste of the Islands SPAM Salad

Taste of the Islands SPAM Salad

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time



Taste of the Islands SPAM Salad

Layer pasta, cabbage and tropical fruits along with SPAM to create a unique salad with an island flair.

This recipe courtesy of SPAM®


  • 1 (7-ounce) package rice sticks or 8 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 cups shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  • 1 Prepare the rice sticks or pasta as package directs.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, sauté SPAM® over medium heat until lightly browned.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and lemon juice. Add the brown sugar mixture to the SPAM®. Simmer over low heat until the SPAM® is evenly coated with the brown sugar mixture. Keep SPAM® warm while assembling the salad.
  • 4 Place the cooked rice sticks or pasta on a large serving platter.
  • 5 Combine the cabbage and green onions; sprinkle cabbage mixture over rice sticks or pasta. Arrange the green pepper strips and grapes over the cabbage.
  • 6 Top with the sautéed SPAM® and mandarin oranges. Garnish as desired with slivered almonds and dried cranberries.


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