Fry the eggs 1 at a time in the small frying pan in the rendered meat fat over medium heat for 30 seconds for a sunny side up egg. With tender seasoned hamburger patties draped in mushroom pan-gravy, Loco Moco is classic Hawaiian comfort food that's as delicious as it is satisfying. Since there was a lot of oil in the pan after cooking the hamburger patties, I drained half of it into a small skillet and used it to fry the egg. Likewise, keep the rice warm. The Pork Adobo Moco is prepared every morning at The Pint and Cork by slow cooking the pork for more than two hours until tender. In a separate bowl, add the panko, milk, oyster sauce, and black pepper and mix to combine. Do the same and keep in the freezer for up to 2 months. Add the hamburger patties to the pan you fried the eggs in and turn up the heat to medium. © 2020 HAWAIʻI Magazine. Pour in the beef stock and cook for 3-4 more minutes over medium heat until it becomes thick like gravy. Mix water with mushroom seasoning, sugar, ketchup, fish sauce and light soy sauce. Your email address will not be published. Follow these brief procedures to make this loco moco recipe: Combine the ground beef with onions, garlic, soy, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and form into patties. If the sauce is not to your desired thickness before adding in the cooked patties, simply add in a little slurry (2 tablespoons corn starch mixed with 1 tablespoon water). To plate the Loco Moco, put down a mound of hot rice. Form into 2-4 patties. A mountain of rice topped with a hamburger patty and fried egg, all floating in a sea of brown gravy, Loco Moco is an eclectic mix of Asian and American comfort foods that symbolizes the Aloha State in more than one respect. I’m not one to count calories, but I love this dish so much, I sometimes add some chopped shirataki noodles into the rice so I can justify making it more often. Add the onions and garlic and continue to cook with pork until softened, about 5 minutes. The next layer of flavor comes from browned mushrooms and onions. The pork is served over jasmine rice, topped with two perfectly fried eggs and green onions. Finish the gravy by adding the cream and stirring to combine evenly. We’re huge fans of quick weeknight meals and since my daughter loves beef, we make Sloppy Joes, Meatloaf, and Chopped Steaks pretty regularly. Your email address will not be published. ground beef ¼ cup panko flakes 2 eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper ¼ onion, finely minced 1 tablespoon oil 2-4 eggs, fried 4 cups cooked rice Prepare the gravy mixture by stirring the beef stock, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and potato starch together. Set the meat aside and brown the mushrooms in the pan over medium heat. Split the mixture in half and form them into 2 patties that are about a 3/4-inch (2cm) thick. Season patties with salt, pepper, and cayenne. I love all the ingredients, and I have them all on hand. All Rights Reserved. Hope you enjoy my twists on classics as well as new innovations! Set the hamburger aside and drain off ½ of the oil used to cook the ground beef into a small frying pan and set the small pan aside. The second thing is the flavor from adding onions. This spin on the classic Hawaii loco moco combines tender Filipino adobo with farm fresh eggs, fragrant rice and crisp green onions. Place them on a plate or tray and make an indentation in the center to keep them from puffing up. Add the oil to a very large frying pan over medium heat and once it begins to lightly smoke add the hamburger patties in and cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until well browned on each side. The first is that there is panko in it; this not only tenderizes the burger, it also acts as a sponge, helping the burger hang onto its juices instead of spilling them out all over the pan. Add back in the cooked meat patties and simmer over low heat. My recipe has come along to a point where I can comfortably say it’s as good as it’s going to get. Whisk and then add corn starch and whisk thoroughly and set aside. This Hawaiian comfort food will be a sure-fire family favorite! Directions For the burgers: Mix the ground beef, onions, panko, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and egg. Required fields are marked *. Break the eggs into the pan and then turn the heat down to low. The Hamburg Steak alone can be a bit of work, so I’ve stripped it down to the bare essentials to save time and effort. Brown the patties in a large frying pan in a small amount of oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes side or until browned. By frying the burgers first in the pan I’m going to make the gravy in, you get some nice brown fond or caramelized beef juices in the pan which creates the perfect foundation for building your gravy. This simple Hawaiian staple consists of a seasoned hamburger patty that is cooked to the desired temperature and served with white rice, mushroom gravy and a fried egg over top with a garnish of sliced green onions. Born out of the plate-lunch culture that is a pillar of modern Hawaiian cuisine, Loco Moco is a dish that could only have been invented in the melting pot that is Hawaii. All rights reserved. Transfer the patties to a plate and then add the mushrooms and onions. Follow these brief procedures to make this loco moco recipe: Combine the ground beef with onions, garlic, soy, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and form into patties. Transfer the eggs to plate and set aside. You want them to be soft, and just starting to brown. Fry the patties until they have a brown crust on one side and are cooked about a third of the way through (about 2 1/2 minutes). The only drawback of this approach is that the gravy isn’t quite as rich since there is no butter in it. Donate. I tried this recipe this week and my son said it is the best Loco Moco he has ever had. Stir in the flour until combined into the mushrooms to make a roux. This spin on the classic Hawaii loco moco combines tender Filipino adobo with farm fresh eggs, fragrant rice and crisp green onions. A Loco moco is the perfect weeknight 30-minute meal with a tasty cooked hamburger patty stacked high over rice with a delicious mushroom sauce and a fried egg. How to Store: Keep the meat and gravy separate from the rice, and cover and keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Form into 4 patties. The recipe below will make enough adobo to feed an entire family plus the neighbors, so invite your friends and spread the aloha. Not sure where moco came from, but this word translates from Spanish to English as snot, gross I know. Boiled Green Beans Recipe with Butter Glaze, Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe with Marshmallow and Pecans. Form into 5 patties and season on both sides with salt and pepper and set on a plate. Add the beef stock mixture and return the hamburger patties to the pan. The eggs add an additional layer of richness to the pork. Now I write recipes, take pictures of’em, shoot some video, occasionally hosting on TV, checking out the latest fashion, hangin with my wife and daughter and watching a whole bunch of college sports. While the patties are resting, add 1 tablespoon of the oil to a large skillet set over medium heat. I'm Marc, and I'm here to help you elevate everyday meals by teaching you the basics, while giving the confidence and inspiration to have fun in the kitchen! As tasty as it sounds, Loco Moco in restaurants outside of Hawaii is often disappointing. Cook the fried egg to your desired amount of doneness. It seems easy enough and sounds very tasty. Be patient with the pork, because the end result is worth the time. In a large pot or deep frying pan, sear the pork over high heat until brown. Legend has it that a group of kids from a local gym and their parents went into a diner in Hawaii and asked for something different than a sandwich and with a bowl of rice, hence this recipe. Let the eggs fry until the white is cooked through and the yolk is done to your liking. My guess is the sunny-side egg that is placed on top would be the reason. Fry up the beef patties. Advertisement Step 2 https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a53319/loco-moco-recipe Flip the patties and fry until they’re almost cooked through. Add the onion, garlic, beef, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce to a large bowl and mix until completely combined. To serve, place jasmine rice and top with adobo. Turn up the heat and boil the gravy until it has thickened, turning the patties over to glaze them evenly. To fix this, I like to add just a hint of cream, which gives you all of the richness of a roux-thickened gravy without all of the effort. Ingredients 1 pound ground beef, at least 15 to 20 percent fat 1 medium Maui or yellow onion, peeled (1/4 of the onion chopped; 3/4 sliced) 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely …