P.F. Changs Mongolian Beef


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This is a copycat recipe of P.F. Changs Mongolian beef that tastes as good if not better. It’s a super easy to make Chinese beef dish that is served over rice .

(Adapted from epicurios.com)

serves 4


½ cup vegetable oil
1 pound flank steak sliced ¼ inch thick slices.( I also used tri-tip,filet mignon)
¼ cup cornstarch
1 large green onions cut in to 2 inch slices

2 teaspoon vegetable oil
½ teaspoon minced ginger ( I strain it, and use the juice)
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
½ cup soy sauce
½ cup water
¾ cup dark brown sugar
Crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Make the sauce by heating oil in medium sauce pan over med-low heat.Add ginger and garlic to the pan and quickly add the soy sauce and water. Before the garlic scorches Add sugar and raise up the heat to medium and boil the sauce for 3 minutes.Add red pepper flakes (optional).remove from heat.

Slice the meat against the grain into ¼ inch slices. Tilt the blade of your knife at about 45 degree angle to the top of the steak so that you get wider cuts.

Dip the steak pieces into the cornstarch to apply a very thin dusting to both sides of each piece. Let beef sit for about 10 min.

Heat up the oil in a wok or skillet.Add the beef to oil and saute for about 2-4 minutes or when it begins to darken.stir the meat around so that it cooks evenly.
Add the sauce and cook for another minute. add green onions and crushed red pepper(optional).
Serve over cooked rice


  1. Ooh, does the beef end up being crispy? This dish reminds me a lot of something they serve in Chinese restaurants in England called "Crispy chilli beef". It's so delicious but I've never found it in France. Perhaps I should be going to Mongolian restaurants instead?!Looks delicious – definitely something I'll need to try soon!

  2. Thank you! It's not really crispy, but it can be if you cook the meat longer before adding the sauce.

  3. Love this! So mouthwatering!

  4. I made this dish today. Very easy to do. I found it a little sweet. I’ll just go easy on the sugar next time. Thanks for the recipe.

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