If you are on the hunt for the best Mongolian Beef recipe, we have you covered! WHOot Contributor Gail is here to share her yummy, scrummy recipe and you will love it.
This has all those wonderful Asian flavors and is a lovely authentic recipe that will earn you plenty of kitchen kudos. Be warned though, it cooks up quickly so bear that in mind.
Best Mongolian Beef Ingredients
- 500g rump Steak (17.6oz) thinly sliced across the grain
- 1/4 cup cornflour
- 2 large onions, peeled, quartered, then each quarter halved again.
- 1 green capsicum/bell pepper, roughly diced
- 4 freshly diced garlic cloves
- 1 1/2” piece of fresh ginger, grated
- 1 teaspoon chili powder (adjust up or down to taste)
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup low salt soy sauce
- 1 1/2 cups beef stock
- 1/4 cup oil to fry beef
- 1 Tablespoon cornflour mixed with water
- Cooked steamed white rice to serve
- Fresh chili slices and chopped spring onion to garnish
How To Make Best Mongolian Beef Recipe
As mentioned earlier, this recipe cooks up very quickly. Gail suggests that you have all your ingredients on hand so that you are good to go!
Place sliced meat in a bowl and add 1/4 cup cornflour, mix with your hands to coat the meat with the flour.
Set aside. In a bowl, add sugar, soy, chili powder, and water.
Heat oil in a wok or deep fry pan.
Add meat in batches, separating strips as you go. Allow to brown and crisp slightly then remove to a plate.
Continue until all meat is cooked. Drain off most of the oil.
Return pan to the heat. Next, add garlic and ginger, fry until fragrant, but don’t burn.
Saute’ your onion and cook 2-3 minutes.
Add in your soy mixture and cook until reduced and slightly thickened.
Return meat to the pan and add capsicum/bell pepper.
Stir to ensure both are coated well,
Add the cornflour slurry, stirring until sauce begins to thicken.
Simmer gently for 5 mins.
Serve with rice, garnish with chili and spring onions. Enjoy!
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Gail is mum to three grown children and Nana to six grandchildren. She runs her cooking blog on Facebook from her home in Australia.
She is widely followed and shares recipes for dinners, desserts, and everything in-between. We are thrilled to have her as a WHOot Contributor. Be sure to join her on Facebook here.