Have you ever wondered if chefs make gourmet meals when they’re at home like they do when they’re working? We have! Chef Yuji is on the culinary innovation team at P.F. Chang’s -- he’s the genius behind our new Jicama Street Tacos. He’s also a dad to two little girls.
Because school is back in session and September is National Rice Month, we asked Chef Yuji for some delicious and nutritious school lunch ideas using the U.S. grown rice that we source.
Spam sushi, known as spam musubi, is a popular lunchtime snack in Hawaii. Spam was a popular main course for the military during World War II, and the local Japanese made musubi with it. It’s a simple dish made with a large piece of fried spam on a block of rice and wrapped in nori.
Try this easy-to-make, budget-friendly school lunch to get your kids thinking about different food cultures. Chef Yuji packed it with sliced pineapple and steamed edamame for a yummy balanced meal.