A Guide to Making Hawaiian Loco Moco

Hawaiian loco moco has become one of the most popular dishes within Hawaii for its traditional flavoring. The dish comprises of white rice, a hamburger patty, a fried egg and brown gravy. There are a number of variations that could be included to make the dish more suitable for specific palates. Our team at Chibo Hawaii has great experience preparing traditional Hawaiian loco moco for guests at our restaurant and in this latest post, we’ll highlight our recipe for Hawaiian loco moco stir fry.

First, the Ingredients

Before we go into the process of making Hawaiian loco moco, let’s look at all the ingredients required:

  • 2 cups rice

Pattie Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 (1 1/4 ounce) packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 5 (1 1/4 ounce) packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1 1⁄2 cups water
  • 1⁄2 cup water (mixed with)
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Separate Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • cooking spray
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper

The Directions

Step 1: Start the rice and cook as per directions on packaging

Step 2: Mix the patty ingredients together until it holds, creating 4 separate patties

Step 3: Spray a pan and fry patties until both sides are brown

Step 4: Add ½ a packet of onion soup mix and 1 and ½ cups of water

Step 5: Bring the mix to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes

Step 6:  Remove the patties from the pan

Step 7: If more gravy is required, add the ½ packet of onion soup mix and 2 cups of water

Step 8: Combine two tablespoons of flour and ½ cup of water then whisk until thickened to a gravy

Step 9: Spray a pan and then cook the eggs sunny-side up

Step 10: Assemble the loco moco, first with the bottom layer of rice, then the patty and finally the egg on the top.

Chibo Hawaii

It’s a simple recipe that provides a delicious meal for those hosting guests in the coming weeks! To learn more about traditional Hawaiian menu items you can cook at home, call our team today!