Mongolian Beef I

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A simple but spicy dish with beef, carrots and green onions. Serve over rice for a very filling meal.

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Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound beef round steak, cut into thin strips

  • ¾ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 ½ teaspoons cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced

  • 1 bunch green onions, cut into 2 inch pieces

Directions

  1. In a dry skillet over medium heat, toast sesame seeds for 1 to2 minutes, or until the seeds begin to turn golden brown; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, and minced garlic. Stir in beef strips. Let stand for at least 10 minutes.

  3. In a separate small bowl, mix together water, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, sugar, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes; set aside.

  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or skillet over high heat. Cook and stir beef in hot oil for 1 minute; remove, and set aside. Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in the same pan. Saute carrots and white part of green onions for 2 minutes. Stir in green parts of the green onion, and saute for 1 minute. Stir in sesame seed mixture and beef. Cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

155 Calories
9g Fat
9g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 155
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 485mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 329mg 7%

* 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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