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Mongolian Beef


My husband is Asian and I am always trying to perfect my recipes to his pleasing...this one hit the spot!

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  • 2-3 lbs top sirloin or or top round steak, cut into thin slices
  • 1 large onion, cut into large slices
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place the meat in a large bowl.
Add the rest of the ingredients, except the cornstarch to the bowl.
Mix well.

Step 2

Cover with foil and place in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

Step 3

Heat a couple teaspoons of oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.

Step 4

Add everything from the bowl to the wok.

Step 5

Let the sauce come to a boil.
Stir in the cornstarch a bit at a time, adding more or less, depending on how thick you want your sauce.

Step 6

Let it simmer until meat is no longer pink.

Step 7

Serve over rice.


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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