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Mongolian Beef Recipe

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Takeout inspired Mongolian Beef recipe made with thinly sliced stir-fried steak tossed in a mouthwatering garlic ginger sauce. Serve over steamed rice with fresh chopped green onions for the perfect meal!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb Flank Steak or Sirloin Steak
  • 3 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Oil canola or vegetable
  • 1 bunch Green Onions chopped (garnish)

Mongolian Beef Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Garlic minced/grated
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce low sodium
  • 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients to make the sauce.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, pour in the sauce and bring to a low simmer until sauce lightly thickens. When done, pour sauce back into the mixing bowl. Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel.
  • Thinly slice beef into 1/4" strips and toss in a large bowl. Toss beef with cornstarch. Add whisked egg to beef and toss to fully coat.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Carefully add beef to the hot skillet and begin to stir fry the beef. Stir beef frequently until no longer pink. Remove cooked beef from skillet and set aside on plate.
  • Carefully wipe any excess grease from the skillet. Pour sauce into the skillet and heat up over medium-high heat. Toss beef in sauce and stir fully coat. Remove from heat.
  • Serve Mongolian Beef with fresh chopped green onions and sesame seeds(optional) over steamed rice.
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