Mongolian Beef. Whisk the chicken stock and cornstarch in a freezer-safe bowl until smooth; whisk in the hot chili oil, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, sherry, sugar, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper flakes. Place the beef into the sauce, stir to coat well. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan.
When you combine the cornstarch with the beef, this gives it the distinct crunch on the outside and tender inside. Tips and Tricks for making the perfect Mongolian beef: Mongolian beef is prepared with a quick stir-frying process. Therefore, suitable cuts of beef should be tender. You can have Mongolian Beef using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Mongolian Beef
- Prepare of Beef (your choice, skirt steak works great).
- It’s of Green beans.
- Prepare of Green onions.
- Prepare of Garlic.
- It’s of Cornstartch.
- Prepare 1 of Egg,.
- You need of Salt.
- Prepare of Pepper.
- Prepare of Soy sauce.
- It’s of Oyster sauce.
Certainly, it should also be without too much fat, and no bone attached. You can use tenderloin or sirloin for the best result. Add soy sauce, water and brown sugar and stir until dissolved. The beef should still be quite moist after it has marinated.
Mongolian Beef instructions
- Wash and cut veggies to desired size. Set aside..
- Cut meat into 1/4" thick, or less, strips and put into a bowl..
- Mix 1/2 tbsp of soy sauce, 1/2 tbsp of cornstarch, salt, pepper and 1 egg into meat bowl. Set aside..
- Heat up wok and apply cold oil to prevent sticking. Remove any excess cornstarch and cook meat thoroughly. Set aside..
- Stir fry chopped garlic until fragrant and add green beans. Stir fry for 1-2 min..
- Add meat and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a boil..
- Add 1/2 tbsp soy sauce and oyster sauce and stir until sauce thickens..
- Optional: if more thickness is desired, slowly add cornstarch/water mix until desired consistency. Be mindful to not add too much water based on quantity of food being cooked..
- Garnish with green onions and serve..
If it looks too dry, add a tablespoon of water to it. Mongolian Beef is a recipe that I've been cooking for clients for many years for a number of reasons. One, people love anything that tastes like Chinese takeout. Mongolian Beef is known to be sweet and savory in every bite! This is hands down one of the BEST things that I have ever made in my slow cooker.