I ate this at a sports bar/cafe on the big island of Hawaii. This is a local dish served many ways, but this version is my favorite. They usually make it with SPAM®. Also you can make this using leftover rice, pre-cooked burgers, and jarred sauce.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Prepare a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat.

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  • Divide ground chuck into 4 equal portions; form into patties.

  • Fry patties in skillet until beginning to firm and are hot and slightly pink in the center, about 6 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C). Remove patties to a plate, retaining drippings in the skillet.

  • Stir onion and water into the reserved drippings. Reduce heat to low and cook until the onions are slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Stir mushrooms into the onion mixture; cook until mushrooms are cooked through, about 5 minutes more.

  • Pour gravy over the onion and mushroom mixture; stir. Cook until the gravy is hot, about 5 minutes. Gently lie patties into the gravy; simmer until reheated through.

  • While the patties simmer in gravy, prepare a separate skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Fry eggs in the hot skillet until the white is opaque but the yolk remains runny, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Divide rice between 4 plates. Top each rice portion with a beef patty and top the patties each with an egg. Pour gravy equally over each portion.

Nutrition Facts

602 calories; protein 32.3g 65% DV; carbohydrates 61.4g 20% DV; fat 24g 37% DV; cholesterol 258.7mg 86% DV; sodium 629mg 25% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
01/05/2015
I was looking for a new way to use spam( a good way to stretch the food budget). This will definitely be a keeper! I did use a can of low fat spam cut into 8 slices. This took a little less time to cook seeing how the spam only needed to be browned in some non stick spray. There was not any pan drippings so I added a little butter to sauté the onions water and then the mushrooms ( which I doubled we are mushroom lovers). I also used the jarred beef gravy but I used two. My family was a little skeptical at first but agreed we will be making it again. And the hubby requested two eggs for next time. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
08/31/2019
Loco Moco is NOT “usually made with Spam”. It is usually made with ground beef. Please fix the title. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 6
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
01/04/2015
I was looking for a new way to use spam( a good way to stretch the food budget). This will definitely be a keeper! I did use a can of low fat spam cut into 8 slices. This took a little less time to cook seeing how the spam only needed to be browned in some non stick spray. There was not any pan drippings so I added a little butter to sauté the onions water and then the mushrooms ( which I doubled we are mushroom lovers). I also used the jarred beef gravy but I used two. My family was a little skeptical at first but agreed we will be making it again. And the hubby requested two eggs for next time. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/16/2018
Tastes just like home!! Easy to make and both hubby and I devoured it! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
01/29/2019
It was missing something but I did enjoy it. I made my own Gravy rather than the jar stuff so the fault could be my own. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/21/2016
Had this in Maui. They serve it with a scoop of macaroni salad. Read More
Rating: 1 stars
08/30/2019
Loco Moco is NOT “usually made with Spam”. It is usually made with ground beef. Please fix the title. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
01/14/2018
I was looking for a loco moco recipe after having it in Hawaii. This hit the spot for reminding me of that dish and it s a nice comfort food. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/29/2016
My husband loved it! And I had fun making it. Thank you for this easy non complicated recipe! Read More