Mongolian BBQ Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: August 18, 2020 Modified: March 26, 2021
Mongolian BBQ Recipe

Try our special Mongolian BBQ Recipe and bring excitement to your table! If you’re looking for a change in your everyday meals, this recipe is perfect for you. Mongolian BBQ oozes with all kinds of different flavors that are sure to jumpstart your taste buds! And not only is it tasty, but it’s also healthy too. That’s because Mongolian BBQ is not just meat. Contrary to its name, this dish is not Mongolian nor is it a type of barbeque. It’s actually a combination of Chinese stir fry and Japanese teppanyaki that uses meat and all kinds of vegetables.

Mongolian BBQ is also incredibly fun to eat! Usually, Mongolian BBQ is served at restaurants in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. People can pick a type of meat, and what vegetables they want to eat. The stir fry is cooked in front of you, and there are endless rows of ingredients to choose from to make your own custom bowl. In our Mongolian BBQ Recipe, we show you how to make stir fry good for 4 people. Even though you can make this in the comforts of your own kitchen, you can make it more fun by cooking the meal on a grill in front of your loved ones. You can also let them pick what vegetables they want.

Although it started from a food stall in Taipei, Mongolian BBQ has become popular and enjoyed all over the world. It’s a very simple dish that’s easy and affordable to make. Follow our recipe and enjoy the taste of Asian cuisine! Try our other Asian recipes too.

How To Make Mongolian BBQ

Excite your taste buds with this delicious stir fry, topped with beef, vegetables, and various spices. Our Mongolian BBQ Recipe is easy to cook and has flavors that definitely pack a punch. Enjoy the best of what Asian cuisine has to offer!

Make cooking this meal more interactive by using a portable gas stove. Cook Mongolian BBQ in front of loved ones like in all-you-can-eat buffets.

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How To Make Mongolian BBQ

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Excite your taste buds with this delicious stir fry, topped with beef, vegetables, and various spices. Our Mongolian BBQ Recipe is easy to cook and has flavors that definitely pack a punch. Enjoy the best of what Asian cuisine has to offer!

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 14 oz beef flank, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • red onion, cut into wedges
  • 4 cm ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp red chilies, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tbsp water
  • 4 spring onions, roughly 1 oz total, cut into batons

For Marinade:

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine, sake, or Chinese Shaoxing wine
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

For Stir-Fry

  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice wine, sake, or Chinese Shaoxing wine

To serve:

  • 1 cup steamed rice or egg noodle
  • ¼ tsp spring onions, minced

Instructions

  1. Start with the marinade by combining the beef with rice wine, sake, or Chinese Shaoxing wine, baking soda and cornstarch. Mix well.

  2. For the stir-fry sauce, combine soy sauce, chicken stock, brown sugar and rice wine, sake, or Chinese Shaoxing wine.

  3. Then, heat the oil in a wok or deep skillet over high heat. Add the beef and saute for about 2 minutes or until just cooked. Set aside.

  4. Return the same pan to the heat (no need to clean it). You can also add a little more oil if there isn't any left in the pand. Then, add in the onion garlic, ginger, and chillies. Saute fo half a minute.

  5. Then add the stir-fry sauce. Allow it to simmer for half a minute, then add the cornflour mixture and simmer until thickened.

  6. Add the beef back into the sauce along with the spring onion and toss until well combined. Adjust seasoning as desired.

  7. Serve immediately, either with rice, or poured over egg noodles. Garnish with ¼ minced spring onions

Recipe Notes

Make cooking this meal more interactive by using a portable gas stove. Cook Mongolian BBQ in front of loved ones like in all-you-can-eat buffets.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What’s the difference between Mongolian BBQ and Korean BBQ?

Korean BBQ is an actual type of barbeque, while Mongolian BBQ is a stir-fry. Korean BBQ uses marinated meat that’s then barbecued. On the other hand, Mongolian BBQ is a stir fry that uses meat, vegetables, and noodles.

What kinds of noodles can you use for Mongolian BBQ?

This recipe uses Udon noodles, but you can also use other kinds if it’s not available. The easiest alternative would be thin spaghetti noodles. Other options include rice noodles, sweet potato noodles, zucchini noodles, and even ramen noodles.

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Conclusion

Our Mongolian BBQ Recipe will surely bring the flavors of Asia to the dining table. It’s also a good meal to try if you’re looking for some variety to your everyday meals. Don’t be afraid to experiment since you can add different kinds of vegetables, and use other kinds of noodles.

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