Homemade Mongolian Beef Recipe with the Best Sauce!

This Homemade Mongolian Beef recipe is a delightful and quick (under 30-minute) meal that your whole family will adore. The blend of crispy and tender beef with the garlic-ginger sweet and savory sauce is just heavenly.

The Most Amazing Mongolian Beef Recipe

We take pleasure in re-creating our much-loved takeout dishes such as Chow Mein and Fried Rice. Inspired by Chinese restaurants, this Mongolian Beef is incredibly SIMPLE to prepare and tastes just as fantastic as the one from P.F. Chang’s. Enjoy thinly sliced beef seared to crispy perfection, accompanied by carrots, bell pepper, and green onion, all drenched in a sweet and spicy sauce that brings out the most exquisite flavor in the beef.

Get ready for a delightful Mongolian Beef experience that’s quick to prepare and tastes best when served fresh! Remember, this dish cooks quite rapidly, so it’s a great idea to have all ingredients measured and prepped before diving into the recipe.

Mongolian Beef Recipe


15 minutes


15 minutes


 30 minutes

Ingredients for Making Mongolian Beef Recipe with the Best Sauce

Mongolian Beef Ingredients

  • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp oil, divided
  • 1 lb flank steak, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and grated
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, (packed)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce, *
  • 1 tsp Sriracha, or added to taste
  • 1/3 cup green onions, thickly sliced (from 4 stems)

Instructions for a Perfect Making Mongolian Beef Recipe with the Best Sauce

  1. Place beef slices in a bowl, add cornstarch, and stir to completely coat.
  2. In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the sauce and stir until well combined, set aside.
  3. Julienne the carrot and pepper, and slice the onions. Thinly slice the beef into bite-sized strips.
  4. In a skillet, heat 1 Tbsp oil with 1 Tbsp butter over med/high heat. Add the carrot and peppers, and saute to desired tenderness. Remove the vegetables from the skillet.
  5. Add 1 Tbsp oil over high heat. Once hot, add the beef and cook for about 2 minutes per side.
  6. Add the vegetables back into the skillet with the green onion.
  7. Pour the sauce and stir to combine. Turn heat to medium/low and cook until the sauce thickens about 3 minutes.

Mongolian Beef Recipe’s Notes

*Use Tamari Sauce for gluten-free Mongolian Beef

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Food is my passion, and I'm grateful every day that I get to share that passion with others through my blog. I hope to continue exploring the world of food and sharing my experiences with my readers for many years to come.

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