Chinese Beef Main Dish Recipes

Whether you're looking to make Mongolian beef or classic beef and broccoli, find dozens of tempting Chinese beef main dish recipes to make at home.

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Szechuan Beef

Rating: 3.8 stars
177
It is spicy! Serve with rice.
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Grilled Hoisin Beef

Rating: 4.58 stars
88
The (underrated) hoisin sauce is a thickened, fermented soy-sauce-like substance, flavored with chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, exotic spices. It makes a great marinade. And unless you horribly overcook it, this skirt steak is juicy and tender.

Beef with Vegetables

Rating: 4.37 stars
89
Simple and delicious beef with mixed vegetables. You don't have to stick with these vegetables. Change them to your personal taste. Try serving over rice or noodles.

Beef Lo Mein

Rating: 4.61 stars
163
I couldn't find a good lo mein recipe on here, so I'm posting mine. I made it this week and my roommate and I agreed that it was possibly the best that we've ever had.

Quick Beef Stir-Fry

Rating: 4.42 stars
383
Quick and easy. I make this on my busiest weeknights.

Chinese Pepper Steak

Rating: 4.61 stars
964
A delicious meal, served with boiled white rice, that's easy and made from items that I've already got in my cupboards! My mother clipped this recipe from somewhere and it became a specialty of mine; however, I've been unable to find the original source.

Asian Beef with Snow Peas

Rating: 4.31 stars
1342
Stir-fried beef in a light gingery sauce. Serve over steamed rice or hot egg noodles.

Crispy Ginger Beef

Rating: 4.57 stars
126
This recipe is so much better than take out! Serve it with homemade fried rice or plain rice. If you like spicy, just add more chili pepper flakes!

Fun Karnal (Beef and Broccoli)

Rating: 4.14 stars
14
Instead of ordering out Chinese food, do it yourself. Great with white rice or sticky rice (jasmine rice). Family recipe! Substitute beef with 1/2-inch pieces chicken breast prepared the same as the beef above or 2 cups cooked shrimp prepared as above.

Crispy Orange Beef

Rating: 4.48 stars
1044
A delicious crispy and sweet, yet mildly spiced beef stir-fry recipe. Great served with steamed rice and broccoli.

Spicy Beef Filet in Oyster Sauce

Rating: 4.09 stars
11
My good friend Lin gave me a recipe for beef in oyster sauce, I misread the amount of black pepper called for in her recipe, and the result was fantastic! I especially like the recipe because no soy sauce is used. My husband likes to eat them with the leftover sliced uncooked onion to bring out the sweetness of the oyster sauce.

Super-Simple, Super-Spicy Mongolian Beef

Rating: 4.58 stars
453
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!
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Inspiration and Ideas

Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions
Rating: Unrated
1156
"I made this exactly as the recipe said, and it was a massive hit. Delicious! I'll definitely make this one again. Great recipe." – Terri Jansen
Chef John's Spicy Orange Zest Beef
Rating: Unrated
123
See how to prepare this easy beef stir-fry.

Quick Beef Stir-Fry

Rating: 4.42 stars
383

Quick and easy. I make this on my busiest weeknights.