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Hawaiian Spam “Tofu” Musubi Sushi (Vegan)

  • Author: Brittney
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 2 hours


Comforting, flavorful, and entirely vegan. Perfect for satisfying those childhood favorite foods! Enjoy them as a snack, lunch or to bring to a potluck.




  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut tofu into ¼-inch thick slices, set aside. In a small bowl, mix together liquid aminos, water, liquid smoke, garlic powder, and sesame oil. Place sliced tofu in a shallow dish and add in the soy sauce mixture. Allow the tofu to marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Carefully remove the slabs of tofu from the marinade. Lay the tofu on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake the tofu for 12-15 minutes, then gently turn the pieces over, brush the tops with left over marinade, and bake for another 8-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  4. Transfer your cooked rice into a large mixing bowl, and add furikake. Mix it in thoroughly with the rice. Allow the rice to cool to room temperature before using.


  1. Cut 2 sheets of nori horizontally so you have 4 strips, and lay one strip horizontally across your workspace with the shiny side down.
  2. Using your hands or a musubi mold, tightly pack about ¼ cup of rice in the middle of the nori strip in the shape of the tofu. Add one slice of tofu on the top of the rice. Add a little amount of rice  onto the sides of the nori (using it as a glue), then fold the nori tightly inward. The nori should act as a band holding the rice and tofu together.
  3. Serve warm with a side of soy sauce, and enjoy!