I talked in this recent post of my FOF (fear of frying) and how I vowed to overcome that fear. -Beef should be lightly browned around the edges and gray throughout the rest of the surface. Some of the really long pieces I cut in half to make them more bite-sized. Made this with thick cut round steak. This looks so saucy and sticky — the best way! (My family is already asking to have it again.). I do add extra garlic, at least double, but my family likes garlic. Any tips to prevent that? I recommend using a low sodium soya sauce. We love Mongolian beef! If you don’t have much of a sweet tooth, cut back on the sugar but keep in mind that the sugar helps balance the salt and cutting back on the sugar may cause the sauce to taste saltier. It was an absolute hit paired with jasmine rice. In a large ziplock bag add the sliced flank steak and cornstarch. Though I’m the Beef lover of the two of us, Jose loves this dish more than me. Vegetable oil is the worst and most stinky oil you can use though. I do have a pretty strong sweet tooth. Nothing like it! This dish looks amazing AND super easy! The heavy oil is for browning the beef after you coat with cornstarch. How to make the Mongolian Beef that is Better Than Chinese Restaurant Takeout. Instead of cutting the meat myself, I used shaved beef. One very important note, it is important to use high quality soy sauce. http://topsecretrecipes.com/PF-Changs-Mongolian-Beef-Copycat-Recipe.html. I used thick cut sirloin, sliced it thin, put it in a bag with the corn starch, shook it, put it in the crock pot and put everything else in the crock pot . And you nailed it perfectly. Toss flank steak with cornstarch and let sit 10 to 15 minutes. Big hit. It was super good I followed the recipe exactly. Any suggestions? The Easiest Mongolian Beef My family loves getting Chinese takeout on the weekends, but in order to save a little money and a few calories, we decided to make Mongolian Beef at home. Add the green onion sticks and toss to incorporate into the beef. Just coated it really good and fried it in my wok. I designed this P.F. Well, here is one of our fav Beef recipes. Chang’s Mongolian Beef … Didn’t season the meat and when combined with the sauce found it was not overly salty. Yay for homemade copycat recipes . . This recipe is on point…..I always eat Mongolian Beef & P.F. For more mouth watering recipes follow Spicy Southern Kitchen on. Very much like PF Chang’s…and NOT to sweet at all! If you like P.F. Thanks for sharing ? Making it tonight! The spicy flavour of Szechuan Chilli will be perfect for this Mongolian beef. It’s savory, slightly sweet, with melt-in-your-mouth beef. 8.5 g I love making copycat recipes. This looks fantastic! It’s always tender this way. Yes, I think it would be fine to cook the meat in your fryer and do the rest of the recipe in a pan. Delicious!! I added a small amount of green pepper and broccoli to this and a bit more red pepper flake . Chang's Mongolian beef copycat recipe to use a wok, but if you don't have one a sauté pan will suffice (you may need to add more oil to the pan to cover the beef in the flash-frying step). Chang’s Mongolian Beef…..you will love this one. … No extra oily taste or extra calories. Hey, That is not helpful. The sauce was sooo sweet, then the red pepper flake kicked in.. Had it with Broccoli with Asian Garlic Sauce and Jasmine rice … Life is Good …when eating this dish !!! I added 1/4 cup of vinegar to soy sauce to lessen sweetness. Thanks . Just like you I love PF Chang Mongolian Beef, in my case the Restaurant is too far, and now I found your recipe and it’s outstanding, my wife says it’s the same as in the restaurant. It doesn’t seem the oil is used in the actual dish, just to cook/fry the meat to make it crispy. Some people think this recipe is too salty or too sweet. Wow! Heat … I baked my beef in oven 450 degrees until brown, turned pieces over and cooked until well brown. I added two healthy table spoons of garlic chili to spice it up and the flavor turned out delicious!! My alterations: subbed light brown sugar for dark brown, only used 1/2 cup oil for frying the steak and served jasmine rice with it. Deeeelicious! Now if I could get the recipe for Dynamite Shrimp* Chang’s …..it taste exactly like theirs. Thanks so much – excellent job! I followed except added a few steamed veggies at the end. Im thinking she didnt put the right veg oil so i would put 1/3 or 1/2 cup she only put the 1cup vag oil for cooking the meet. It’s almost like eating beef candy! Thank you for sharing xo. Mongolian Beef is a really quick and easy weeknight Chinese meal to make at home! Thank you for sharing this recipe! Chang’s Mongolian Beef…..you will love this one. Very close to PF Changs. I made it last night using a ribeye that I couldn’t finish the night before and it was delicious. Someone mentioned baking the meat in earlier post but not sure for how long and at what temperature? 1/3, 1/2 cup or a cup of vegetable oil? It closely resembles grilling it and will cook really quickly! Served with brown rice and broccoli. Let me know if you’ve done it! Add red pepper flakes and green onions and remove from heat. Oooh pf changs is always on our hit list when we visit the USA, we love it! I let the sauce cook down longer so it was thicker. I have made this several times now, along side steamed broccoli and jasmine rice.my family loves it!! Very tasty dish and mouth-watering photos! This recipe is awesome! My only thing is that the meat tastes a little gritty with the cornstarch. 4. My sauce also didn’t thicken on it’s own. Tried to make, IDK if it was the soy sauce i used but it was really salty, will try again at another time, but i will add less soy sauce and more brown sugar. Thank YOU for sharing this recipe with us…love it! https://www.allrecipes.com/gallery/pf-changs-copycat-recipes my family loved this dish….I used sweet soya glaze and 1/4 off the sugar, added mushrooms….delish. Maybe I will add broccoli next time and cut the sugar down. Omg this sounds incredible and your pics are gorgeous! I did make the mistake of over cooking. I don’t buy brown sugar so I used 1/2 cup coconut sugar which is a great substitute. Thank you for this life-changer! I don’t know why I didn’t think to add broccoli. My son said it was his new favorite dinner but by the end of the meal we all thought it was too sweet. I am drooling over this, it will surely be a good pair with some cocktails in hong kong from http://www.mott32.com, such as Mott St. Cooler drinks. This recipe is spot on, and so delicious!! This dish is a copycat version of Mongolian beef served by PF Chang's. So I am thrilled to be able to make this dish at home and it is so easy! Mongolian beef is delicious, with silky and tender beef in a rich and savory Chinese brown sauce. Hi, I made this recipe and while I loved the flavor and the meat came out nice and tender, my sauce never thickened up. Just finished making this. Funny, I was going to comment that this is identical the recipe used by a blog called Family Favorite Recipes, but now we see they both of them stole it from Todd Wilbur as if it was their own. Thinly sliced pieces of beef are cooked in the delicious sweet and salty sauce, and garnished with sliced green onions. Chang’s Mongolian Beef … Ugh… my family didn’t like it. Recipe was good only thing was that it was way too sweet. My family absolutely loved the recipe. Trust me it’s delicious…..I’m a serious Foodie. I enjoyed the flavours coming out of this. Thanks for the recipe! I used a roast and so doubled the sauce, I don’t think I needed to do that. Love copycat recipes? 1. This was a great recipe. Yum! The fat in the meat really gave it a wonderful buttery texture. I used Sirloon beef instead of flank steak(they were out) and I didnt have anything green so i used red bell peppers and red onions which I sauteed. I use top round steak because that’s all they had and the meat was tough. I love PF Changs and LOVE making delicious dishes in my own home. The secret to making the sauce thick is to NOT use WATER!!! The dish turned out great! I think you mean 1 tablespoon, right? I must have done something wrong. huge fan of this at PF….. replaced the beef with venison and its delicious!! I will have to try adding asparagus next time I make it! Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Mix sauce and all all ingredients to crockpot? Thanks so much for leaving your feedback Cheryl! Delicious!! Yummy! The regular stuff is OK, but the recipe imporves with better stuff. It is delicious! Add the rice wine, soy sauce, and sugar. Tried this tonight! Very Yummy!!! Slice flank steak against the grain into 1/4-inch slices with the knife held at a 45 degree angle. does the one they make at the restaurant have alcohol in it ? And maybe a bit of sesame oil for the flavor. I do not think it is too sweet I think the flavors balance themselves out. This recipe is on point…..I always eat Mongolian Beef & P.F. I added broccoli and it was still WAY to sweet. Thanks for the recipe! It seems a lot of people like it with less sugar. You are supposed to add the STARCH too in order to thicken the sauce after you add water. Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened some, 10 to 15 minutes. Is there a different kind of meat that’s a bit more tender? Mongolian beef my son’s fav. Pinned , I wholeheartedly agree… homemade Mongolian beef is the bomb! Thank you for posting!!! Wont make this again. I chose sirloin steak and for the sauce I used low sodium soy sauce and started with just 1/4 cup brown sugar and then added more by the Tablespoon until it got to the sweetness I wanted. I really wish people would comment on how this recipe came out rather than saying how great it looks and will try it later. Thanks for sharing. https://damndelicious.net/2013/10/05/pf-changs-mongolian-beef-copycat-recipe When the oil is hot, add beef and cook until browned. I just had dinner, Christin, and I wish I’d had this! The sauce definitely helps to make this dish. There is just something about that sweet and slightly salty sauce that is so addicting! I was wondering if I could also cook the beef in my fryer instate? Thank you for sharing this! Partially frozen, cut on the bias. I will certainly make it again with that adjustment! It’s about time that I try making it at home! Came out amazing. I made this for dinner for my parents. It was delicious! Delicious! This delicious Chinese food recipe tastes so good that you would never believe that it wasn't made by a professional chef at a restaurant. Chang’s …..it taste exactly like theirs. Can’t wait to try it out this week, never had Mongolian beef so I am excited about this , I just made it, and it’s delicious! I made the recipe just like the recipe states. I might have to give that crispy shrimp a try at home. I think adding broccoli would have been ok. I also add more veggies. Actually I like yours better lol. You don’t have to eat at PF Chang’s to enjoy a fabulously delicious Mongolian Beef. Recreating restaurant dishes like this at home is the best! My guests were delighted and my “planned” leftovers weren’t, tho no one actually licked the dish. Served it with palmini noodles and soooooo delish! It’s not too sweet or salty. Toss the beef to coat evenly. I’ve never actually been to PF Chang’s, but it’s been on our list of places to try when in the States for a long time now! Made this tonight. It’s good to make this recipe more well-known because it’s a good recipe, but give the creator credit where credit is due. Tender pieces of beef coated in a sweet and salty sauce. I favor a savory dish so I could see lessening the sugar, but I think everyone else in my family favors sweet. Make first and let it simmer while you prepare balance of recipe…old ISU food science grad. Remove meat with a slotted spoon and discard cooking oil. I will be careful next time. I had to do in … I was curious if I can marinate the beef strips ahead of time in the soy sauce mix to make them even more flavorful? Thank you for sharing! Place steak in zippered plastic bag with 1/2 cup Mongolian Style BBQ sauce, press air out of bag and close. With this recipe, I have taken on that challenge. She needs to fix that. Place oil into a wok, stir fry pan, or saute pan. It is one of the best Chinese beef dishes at Chinese restaurants or for takeout. Delicious recipe!! Make the sauce. Be sure to also try my Panda Express Zucchini Mushroom Chicken Stir Fry copycat recipe and my Mrs.Field’s Copycat White Chocolate Chunk Cookies! I made this tonight for my family & got a thumbs up from everyone. Homemade Mongolian Beef is so easy to make! Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe. Popularized by the PF Chang’s restaurant chain, it’s a simple beef stir fry recipe that is made with thinly sliced beef … Thank you for sharing this recipe! It is way to sugary…once I read 3/4 cup of brown sugar the recipe lost me…cooked it ate it, spiced it up a little more to cut the sugar…I’m guessing the sugar is what keeps all the people coming back for more, right? I truly love this =), This PF Chang’s copycat dish looks amazing! PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe - FoodVox.com says: February 8, 2014 at 2:57 am PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe Cooking instructions […] I will cut down the sugar next time and add more heat, but that is just me. Thank you for such a scrumptious recipe! My little niece who doesn’t touch beef eats this dish happily, as do our boys. It definitely is on the sweet side. Loved this! I added some broccoli and mushrooms in before the green onions making it a little more complete as a meal. If you like P.F. Added to sauce on stove. There’s just too many good restaurants that we don’t have, so we haven’t made it there yet! Thanks for sharing. Add the sliced flank steak to a large bowl and mix with the cornstarch until the cornstarch is evenly … So flavorful and saucy! Add a … http://topsecretrecipes.com/PF-Changs-Mongolian-Beef-Copycat-Recipe.html, Sirloin steak can be used instead of flank steak. I actually made this using leftover London broil and it was great! Sometimes that happens if the oil is not hot enough Becky. P.F. Thank you for sharing. Kindly give the author credit and link back to the original source here: Beef morsels that are tender as can be. So glad you enjoyed it Laura! So nice and saucy! Definitely a recipe we will use again! I personally don’t have luck doing it that way so I stir fry it in wok oil. Thanks for the recipe – definitely a keeper! Chang’s Mongolian Beef recipe is made with flank steak that is simmered in a sweet soy sauce mixture and served on a bed of rice. 2 %, Vegan/Vegetarian Pf Chang's Mongolian Beef (Tofu). Thanks so much for sharing this gem of a recipe! The sauce looks amazing! . I think secret to thickness is reducing the sauce slowly. Hello ..This is my first comment on this board . I grilled my meat instead of frying. Tender and delicious. Refrigerate 4 hours, or overnight. Great idea to add the broccoli! Much too sweet for my taste. Your Mongolian Beef looks absolutely incredible, Christin! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Perfect over a bed of soft white rice. This is the actual recipe of the mongolian beef at PF Changs--enjoy! It’s a homemade copycat recipe that is so easy to make. Place over medium high heat. Thank you for the recipe! Glad you enjoyed it! Peanut oil or sunflower oil is the best. Hi, made this tonight and it was one of the best recipes so far on Pinterest. Will definitely make again and also try something similar with chicken. Add … Straight up identical! Enjoy PF Changs Mongolian Beef made with flank steak and scallions in the comfort of your own home with a few simple ingredients. I made the recipe just like the recipe states. Was a little to sweet but that’s ok. This Mongolian Beef tastes just like the dish served at PF Chang’s! To a medium saucepan, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and heat … Holy cow, it is SO good!!!! This looks fantastic, Christin! The meal was way too salty for me even served with rice! Made this for the second time tonight. I add broccoli to this recipe and it is so good! Add soy sauce, water, and brown sugar. So needless to say I will defiantly be making this again! My family loved it so much that we don’t have any leftovers! I have made this many times before using a different recipe. Thank you, This is by far the BEST recipe I have ever had! Cooked this in my crockpot for 4hrs, worked great. Thanks! We don’t go to PF Chang’s often since it is a little pricey and the drive can take a lot of time when there’s traffic. Umm! This PF Chang’s Copycat Instant Pot Mongolian Beef is thanks to my Disneyland obsession. I added a little oyster sauce to the beef while cooking it just to balance the sweef/savory flavors. It’s not too sweet or salty. Will definitely be making again. Tastes identical to PF Chang’s if not better. I followed the recipe to a T and it turned out great. Thick is to not pf chang's mongolian beef recipe water!!!!!!!!!!!! Changs is always on our hit list when we visit the USA, we order Mongolian... Much like PF Chang ’ s…and not to sweet but that is better than restaurant. 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