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Mongolian Beef & Broccoli

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I love PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef recipe, but obviously don’t want to eat out all of the time. So here is a recipe that is very similar to the restaurants, however I substituted broccoli for the green onions. The meat is super tender and sweet, and everyone but my son liked it. And for us, it’s hard to beat a 5 out of 6 approval rating!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger, minced (I used ground ginger and it was fine)
  • 2 tbsp Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 cup Dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 lb Flank steak or sirloin sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 3 Green onions sliced or 2 Cups Broccoli steamed

Directions:

  • Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add ginger and garlic and let sizzle for 30 seconds, then add soy sauce. Gradually add the brown sugar and let it dissolve while stirring. Let the sauce come to a boil, then simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Cut the flank steak into thin strips against the grain. (Tip: Meat is easier to slice when it’s partially frozen. It will thaw quickly after sliced too!) Place meat and corn starch in a bag and shake to coat the meat. Let meat sit for 10 minutes, so the cornstarch sticks to the meat.
  • Put 1/2 c. vegetable oil in a wok/ skillet and heat on medium-high until hot. Add the meat to the wok and brown for about 4-5 minutes. Remove the meat from the pan with a slotted spoon and place on paper towels to drain.
  • Clean the pan out and return meat to pan and cook on high for about 2 more minutes. Add the sauce to the pan and cook for another minute. Add the green onions or broccoli and cook for 1 minute longer.
  • Remove from heat and serve with rice.

33 Comments

  • Tonia September 2, 2010 at 4:29 am

    We love trying new recipes and that one looks great! It's makin' me hungry! 😉

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  • sarahssweeties September 2, 2010 at 5:31 am

    Yum!! I will have to try this one!

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  • Dawn Chandler September 2, 2010 at 6:06 am

    Is it crazy to want that for breakfast? I have some leftover broccoli …. I see this in our very near future!!

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  • Kelly September 2, 2010 at 6:43 am

    That looks as good as P.F. Changs! I can't wait to try it out!

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  • Jacquelin September 2, 2010 at 7:34 am

    Yum! Looks like we will be having this for dinner very soon. Thanks for sharing!

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  • Jeanniemb1 September 2, 2010 at 8:49 am

    OK, this did NOT help my Chinese craving today. Thanks for sharing, though!

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  • Coby September 2, 2010 at 9:41 am

    That sounds soooo good! I'm going grocery shopping tonight, and broccoli is on sale. I'm adding this one to my grocery list. Thanks!

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  • A Little Bit of Everything! September 2, 2010 at 10:51 am

    Thanks for sharing the recipe. I'm going to try it! I think I will do green onions and broccoli though. 🙂

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  • Jenna B. September 2, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    That looks absolutely delicious!

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