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Macaroni and Spam Soup

This macaroni and spam soup recipe is one of those easy and a little naughty bowls of pure comfort. It is a very popular dish in Hong Kong and is super quick to make since it is simply pasta, spam and egg in soup.
Course Light Meal
Cuisine Asian, Chiinese
Keyword Macaroni and Spam Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 871kcal
Author Steph


  • 2 L Pot


  • 200 gm macaroni (elbows) or pasta of your choice
  • 170 gm spam (1/2 a tin), cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 eggs

Wonton Soup Base (Highly Recommended)

  • 2 tsp wonton soup mix, available at Asian groceries
  • 800 ml water

Chicken Soup Base (Alternative)

  • 800 ml liquid low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 tsp soy sauce or to taste


  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil or to taste
  • spring onions, finely chopped (optional)

Optional Extras

  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup carrots, chopped


  • Cook the pasta as per the directions on the packaging. Strain and then leave aside until needed.
  • Cut the the spam into cubes. In a fry pan on medium high fry the spam until crispy. Once done, let the spam cool on paper towels until needed.
  • In a pot bring 800 ml of water to the boil and add in the wonton mix. If using chicken stock, add it with the soy sauce into pot and bring to the boil.
  • In a fry pan, add a 1 tbsp of oil and fry the eggs sunny side up on medium low.
  • Taste check the seasoning of your soup and adjust to your taste.

Bowl Assembly

  • Divide the pasta into bowls.
  • Make sure the chicken stock is boiling and then pour over the pasta.
  • Place the spam and egg on top of the pasta
  • Garnish with spring onions and sesame oil.


Calories: 871kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 224mg | Sodium: 1625mg | Potassium: 1099mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3049IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4mg