Loco Moco

Two delicious Loco Moco Recipes

A local favorite originating from the Big Island. Enjoy these two great Loco Moco recipes.

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Loco Moco Recipe
Cuisine: Local Style
  • Gravy:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 3 drops of Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • ⅛ teaspoon thyme
  • Patties:
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ¼ cup cheese garlic croutons, crushed
  • ⅛ teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  • Eggs
  • Cooked rice
  1. Gravy: Melt butter on low heat and add a little flour at a time; stirring continuously to form a rue. Then add salt, pepper and brown. Next, add in a few drops of Worcestershire sauce. Gradually add in beef broth and water; stirring continuously. Cook until desired thickness. Then add in red wine, ketchup and thyme; stir. Set aside.
  2. Patties: In a large mixing bowl, add ground beef, croutons and marjoram and combine together, then form large patties. Fry until done.
  3. Combine: Layer cooked patties over rice, then fried egg, and pour gravy over.

Loco Moco (a Hawaiian dish of hamburger steak, egg over easy and brown gravy over rice)


Simple Loco Moco Recipe
Cuisine: Local Style
  • 1 pound 80/20 hamburger
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 can or box beef broth
  • 1 package brown gravy mix
  • 2 eggs
  • Rice
  1. Add a little salt and pepper to hamburger and mix, then form large size patties. Brown both sides of patty in frying pan. Set aside.
  2. Drain extra oil from frying pan and add 1 to 2 cups of beef broth. Sprinkle brown gravy mix into broth and whisk on medium high heat. Add more gravy mix to get desired thickness. Place patty back in pan and let heat through for 1 to 2 minutes. Flipping once and turn off heat.
  3. In a separate skillet, add a little oil and fry eggs, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place cooked patty on rice, pour gravy over patty and top with fried egg, or add gravy over everything.


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