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15 Minute Mongolian Beef
- 1 to 2 pounds flank steak
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions for garnish (optional)
- Slice the flank steak against the grain into long strips. Put the strips into a medium-size mixing bowl.
- Stir in soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes until meat is evenly coated.
- Heat a heavy skillet over high heat. Add in the olive oil and sear the meat until desired level of doneness is reached (2 to 3 minutes for medium rare).
- Top with green onions (optional). Serve hot over cooked rice or rice noodles.
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