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15 Minute Mongolian Beef

15 Minute Mongolian Beef is full of flavor and super easy to make. In the time it takes to cook rice, you can have delicious restaurant quality Mongolian beef ready to serve on top. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese American
Keyword: Mongolian Beef
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 234kcal


  • 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.



Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 953mg | Potassium: 451mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2.4mg