Mongolian beef is a sweet savory Chinese dish consisting of crisp strips of beef,stir-fried in a fragrant savory sauce,tossed together with green onions.

This is an easy to whip together meal that goes well with rice or noodles.

Tired of having your beef same old way,day in day out?then this is one for easy to bring together and you will be having the taste of Asia on your plate in less than 40 minutes.


300g beef steak

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 cup vegetable oil

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup dark brown sugar

1/2 cup water

5 cloves minced garlic

1 tablespoon minced ginger

Bunch of green onions


Slice the beef steak into bite size thin strips

Toss the beef strips in the cornstarch shaking of any excess from the beef

Set this aside and let it rest for 10 minutes

As the beef is resting,prepare the sauce.In a sauce pan heat up 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Stir in your garlic and ginger until fragrant,this should take about 30 seconds

Proceed to add in the brown sugar and soy sauce.Bring the mixture to a boil then let simmer for about 10 minutes

When done take it off the heat and set aside.

In a frying pan or wok,pour in 1 cup vegetable oil and heat on a medium high heat until hot

Fry your beef strips in the hot oil until golden brown,do not overcrowd the pan,you can always fry your beef in batches.

Drain the oil from the pan and introduce your fried beef back into it.

Pour in your sauce and let it cook for 5 minutes

Chop up your green onions about two inches in size and into the beef it goes.let it cook for 1 minute then take it out of the heat.

Serve hot,over rice and noodles


8 Comments Add yours

  1. The Rackster says:

    This dark brown sugar… Where can I find it? What’s the substitute?


    1. ombachi13 says:

      You can get it in the supermarket its available,you can also use light brown sugar

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  2. MartRon says:

    Did you use dark or light Soy sauce or it doesn’t matter?


    1. ombachi13 says:

      It does matter,use light soy sauce,low sodium is best


      1. MartRon says:

        Thanks man, I tried this out and it was wonderful, keep up the good work


      2. ombachi13 says:

        Cheers mate


  3. Anonymous says:

    Oh man…been a while since I was on this blog. Looks as delicious as ever. Definitely trying this soon…need to get light soy though. Any fun recipes for pineapples that are non-bake related?


    1. ombachi13 says:

      Thanks mate,you can do lots of stuff with a pineapple,you can marinate chicken in them or make a barbecue sauce from them.they are also great on salads too


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