Mongolian Beef

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Total Time
20 mins
5 mins

This is the version I served in the restaurant and that I've been teaching for 25 years.

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  1. Marinade 20- 30 minutes.
  2. Use highest heat for all steps.
  3. Heat a wok to the smoking point.
  4. Pour in the oil.
  5. When very hot stir fry the beef until just cooked.
  6. Remove to drain off oil.
  7. Clean the wok if necessary.
  8. Reheat with a little more oil.
  9. Stir fry the seasoning ingredients for a few seconds until you get a strong aroma.
  10. Stir in the vegetables; keep stirring until heated through, about two minutes.
  11. Pour in the sauce and stir until it starts to bubble.
  12. Return the meat and stir to blend well.
  13. Thicken a little with the cornstarch mixture.
  14. Stir in a few drops of sesame oil.
  15. Serve at once.