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Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions

A Taste of Mongolia

Mongolian beef is a dish that tantalizes taste buds with its rich flavors and tender meat. Originating from Mongolian cuisine, this dish has made its way into the hearts (and stomachs) of food enthusiasts worldwide. Let’s take a flavorful journey into the world of Mongolian beef and discover its secrets.

The Ingredients

To cook up this delightful dish, you’ll need the following ingredients:

Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions

For the Beef:

  • 500 grams of beef, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions


  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • Cooked rice, to serve

Cooking Instructions

Now that we have our ingredients ready, let’s dive into the cooking process:

  1. Marinate the Beef: In a bowl, mix the thinly sliced beef with soy sauce and cornstarch. Ensure each slice is coated evenly. Let it marinate for about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Prepare the Sauce: In another bowl, whisk together soy sauce, water, brown sugar, hoisin sauce, and cornstarch until well combined. Set aside.
  3. Cooking the Beef: Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, stir-frying for about 30 seconds until fragrant. Then, add the marinated beef slices and cook until they are browned and cooked through about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the Sauce: Once the beef is cooked, pour the prepared sauce over it. Stir well to combine. Let it simmer for another 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the beef nicely.
  5. Finishing Touch: Toss in the sliced spring onions and stir-fry for another minute, allowing the onions to soften slightly.
  6. Serve: Remove from heat and serve the Mongolian beef hot cooked rice. Garnish with additional sliced spring onions if desired.
Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions

Enjoy Your Culinary Adventure!

With its savory flavors and tender texture, Mongolian beef is sure to impress your taste buds and leave you craving more. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or hosting a dinner party, this simple yet delicious dish is bound to be a crowd-pleaser. So why wait? Grab your ingredients and embark on a culinary adventure to the heart of Mongolia with this mouthwatering recipe!

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