Super-Simple, Super-Spicy Mongolian Beef


This is a great-tasting recipe that is easy to prepare ahead and takes minutes to actually cook it! Serve with rice and veggie side for a nice family dinner!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 21 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes (Optional)

  • 1 pound beef flank steak, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

  • 2 large green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, sugar, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Toss beef with marinade, cover, and refrigerate 1 hour to overnight.

  2. Heat peanut oil in a wok or large, nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the green onions, and cook for 5 to 10 seconds before stirring in the beef. Cook and stir until the beef is no longer pink and is beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

200 Calories
12g Fat
8g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 200
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 996mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 289mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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