Mongolian Beef Recipe

Mongolian Beef Recipe

How To Make Mongolian Beef

Now you can have the sweet, salty, and highly umami taste of a traditional Mongolian beef in this easy recipe. Whip up a serving in just under 30 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1lbflank steak
  • ¼cupcornstarch
  • ¼cupcanola oil
  • 2tspfresh ginger,minced
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • cuplite soy sauce,low sodium
  • cupwater
  • ½cupdark brown sugar
  • 4scallion stalks


  1. Slice the flank steak against the grain and add it to a Ziploc bag with the cornstarch. Press the steak around in the bag, making sure each piece is fully coated with cornstarch and leave it to sit.

  2. Add the canola oil to a large frying pan and heat on medium high heat.

  3. Add the steak, shaking off any excess corn starch, to the pan in a single layer and cook on each side for 1 minute. When the steak is done cooking, remove it from the pan.

  4. Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and sauté for 10 to 15 seconds. Add the soy sauce, water and dark brown sugar to the pan and let it come to a boil.

  5. Add the steak back in and let the sauce thicken for 20 to 30 seconds. Add the green onions, stir to combine everything, and cook for a final 20 to 30 seconds.

  6. Serve immediately, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 427.79kcal
  • Fat: 23.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.25g
  • Fiber: 0.68g
  • Sugar: 18.08g
  • Protein: 26.46g
  • Cholesterol: 77.11mg
  • Sodium: 835.29mg
  • Calcium: 67.59mg
  • Potassium: 527.43mg
  • Iron: 2.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.53mg
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