How To Make Loco Moco

Loco moco is a favorite quick meal option in Hawaii. it’s typically served with rice, fried egg, and smothered in gravy. We all know that burger is a keto staple, but this delightful recipe is a fun twist that will surely be a regular in your meal rotation!



Loco Moco Patties


1 1/2 pounds 80% ground beef

1/3 cup crushed pork rinds

1 large egg

2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

3 tablespoons coconut oil


Mushroom Gravy


1 tablespoon salted butter

1 small chopped shallot

100 g oyster mushroom, sliced

1 cup beef stock

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum




Loco Moco Patties

1. In a large bowl, add the beef, pork rinds, nutmeg, onion powder, salt, and pepper.

2. In a separate bowl, combine heavy whipping eggs and cream. Whisk together until the egg batter is a uniform color.

3. Add the egg mixture to the ground beef.

4. Mix well, the beef mixture will feel a bit stick.

5. Divide into 8 portions.

6. Make patties by tossing each portion from one hand to the other. This method releases trapped air. Shape into oval patties with a slight round mounded top. Repeat until you have 8 patties. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

7. Heat coconut oil over medium heat. Place patties. Indent the center of each patty. This allows for shrinkage during cooking.

8. Turn over when browned.

9. Cover the skillet with a lid, then cook for several more minutes to ensure that the patties are cooked through.


Mushrooms Gravy

1. Whisk together the stock, Worcestershire Sauce, soy sauce, salt, and pepper in a cup.

2. Heat butter until melted. Sauté shallots and mushrooms until soft.

3. Add the liquid contents of the cup to the pan.

4. Continue cooking until the sauce is somewhat reduced.

5. Sprinkle xanthan gum over the top, then whisk into the sauce to thicken into a gravy. To serve, spoon gravy over patties and top with fried egg.

Keto Loco Moco

This makes 8 servings of Keto Loco Moco. Each serving comes out to be 343.13 Calories, 49.1g Fats, 1.83g Net Carbs, and 18.02g Protein.


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