Mongolian Beef


Mongolian Beef

Like the Mongolian Barbecue don’t be fooled by its name thinking that this is a Mongolian dish, it’s totally not and it’s a product of American marketing making it sound exotic. Mongolian beef is a Chinese-American recipe where thinly sliced beef steaks are stir fried and coated with sweet spicy savoury sauce made out of hoisin, soy sauce and chillies it is then served with cellophane noodles or steamed rice.
Ingredients

500 beef sirloin, thinly slices
4 stalks spring onions, sliced
1 tbsp ginger paste
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp peanut oil

Ingredients (Sauce)

1 tbsp hoisin sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
1 tsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp chilli garlic sauce
salt

Method

1. Mix together sauce ingredients until smooth, set aside.
2. Place wok in high heat then add oil once it’s hot enough add beef, ginger and garlic. Brown beef for 5 minutes then add spring onions.
3. Add sauce mixture and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, make sure sauce coats the beef. Turn heat off then serve.

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17 thoughts on “Mongolian Beef

  1. I know… I was shocked to learn this couple of years back…
    We have this joint that sell mangolian style recipes… They have this huge skillet and they do some good stir-fry…
    Anyways I have to say yours look MUCH AWESOME.

  2. Thanks for telling it like it is!! Which still makes it a nice dish to enjoy: remember when it was regarded as SO exotic way back when :) !

  3. Wow! You take such a great shot of Mongolian Beef! Hmm I need to make this one of these days. I rarely have it at a restaurant (because we always have other foods we want to eat) but now with this recipe I can make it at home!

  4. Hey Raymund, I made this last night and we loved it! My husband commented that he has never had mongolian beef that he liked until now. I added broccoli and doubled the sauce — it was delicious. Thanks for another great recipe. :)

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