Serving Suggestion

Sweet and Sour SPAM® Lite Bites




  • All purpose flour (as needed)
  • Beaten eggs (as needed)
  • Bread crumbs (as needed)
  • 1 can SPAM® Lite
  • 1/4 pc red onion (chopped in cubes)
  • 1/4 pc green bell pepper (chopped in cubes)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 pc ginger, thumb-sized (thinly sliced)
  • Pineapple chunks (to your preference, drained)
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup rice vinegar or regular vinegar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 150ml pineapple juice
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 7 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 5 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • Cornstarch slurry (1 tablespoon of cornstarch mixed with ¼ cup of water)


  1. Slice SPAM® Lite into uniform blocks, about 8-12 in one can.
  2. Prepare the flour, egg, and breadcrumbs separately in different bowls.
  3. Dip each SPAM® Lite block in flour, coating then dusting off the excess. Followed by a dip in the egg, then rolled and coated in breadcrumbs.
  4. Cook breaded SPAM® Lite blocks in a preheated air-fryer for 15 minutes at 180-200 degree celsius or until golden brown.
  5. While SPAM® Lite blocks are frying, prepare the sauce by combining by combining vinegar, water, sugar, pineapple juice, lemon juice, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and cornstarch slurry in a saucepan. Bring to a boil then lower heat to simmer for 30 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  6. In a wok or skillet, heat oil and cook onions, bell peppers, garlic, and ginger.
  7. Add the sauce prepared earlier and bring to a boil.
  8. Mix in the pineapples and simmer for around 10 minutes or until the sauce reduces further. Pour the cornstarch slurry to thicken the sauce faster.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Pour over fried SPAM® Lite bites and serve.

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