Mongolian Beef

This healthy Mongolian beef recipe contains green onions and crushed red peppers.

Make this popular Chinese restaurant favorite at home! Mongolian Beef is a simple yet spicy dish that pairs well with rice.


You will need:
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce and 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb beef round steak, thinly sliced into strips
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 6 green onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds


  1. Toast sesame seeds over medium heat in skillet until golden brown and set aside.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine minced garlic and one tablespoon soy sauce.

  3. Add beef strips, stir gently and set aside to let marinate for at least ten minutes.

  4. In another small bowl, mix together two tablespoons of soy sauce, sugar, sesame seed, red pepper flakes and water.
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  6. Mix well and set aside.

  7. In a large skillet, heat one tablespoon oil over high heat, place beef in and cook for one minute, remove the beef from skillet and set aside.

  8. Add remaining oil into pan and place carrots and green onion in pan, saute for 3-4 minutes.

  9. Stir in sesame seed mixture and cooked beef, continue cooking until sauce boils.

  10. Remove from heat and serve.
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