Go Back
+ servings
Mongolian Beef Recipe

PF Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat

Mongolian Beef Recipe is the easiest way to have a flavorful and delicious restaurant-style dinner at home in just about 30 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Mongolian Beef Recipe, PF Chang's Mongolian Beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 327 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 pound flank steak thinly sliced across the grain
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced on diagonal into 1 inch pieces


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil or vegetable oil


  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds


Prepare the Beef:

  1. Add the sliced flank steak to a large bowl and mix with the cornstarch until the cornstarch is evenly distributed.
  2. Heat 1 cup of vegetable oil in a large saucepan, once hot add beef and fry until browned and cooked through, about 1-2 minutes. Stir the meat around a little so that it cooks evenly. Transfer beef to a paper towel-lined plate and discard the oil from the skillet.

Make the Sauce:

  1. In a medium saucepan over low/medium heat add the oil, followed by the garlic and ginger, cook and stir for 30 seconds and whisk in the brown sugar, soy sauce, and water. Cook until slightly thickened, about 5-10 minutes, set aside.

Add Beef:

  1. Add beef back to the skillet into the sauce mixture and cook over medium heat until sauce thickens, for about 2-3 minutes. Stir in green onions.

  2. Garnish with sesame seeds (optional). Serve immediately over rice.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
PF Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 1353mg59%
Potassium 401mg11%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.