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PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe - This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!

This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!

PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe - This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!

Let’s just say this isn’t any kind of Mongolian beef dish here. It’s almost an exact replica of PF Chang’s, a takeout favorite. With thinly sliced, crisp-tender beef swimming in that oh-so-heavenly garlicky, sweet/savory sauce.

PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe - This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!

It is incredibly easy to make right at home in 30 minutes or less start to finish, and it tastes so much better than the restaurant-version, mainly because you get to control your salt and sugar content.

PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe - This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!

Plus, the leftovers are even better for lunch the very next day.

PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe

This copycat recipe is so easy to make in 30 min or less (start to finish) and tastes 100x better!
4.9 stars (29 ratings)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced across the grain
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

For the sauce

  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, 2 teaspoons vegetable oil and 1/2 cup water. Heat soy sauce mixture in a medium saucepan until slightly thickened, about 5-10 minutes; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flank steak and cornstarch.
  • Heat 1/2 cup vegetable oil in a large cast iron skillet. Add beef and fry until browned and cooked through, about 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; discard excess oil.
  • Add beef and soy sauce mixture to the saucepan over medium heat and cook until sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in green onions.
  • Serve immediately.

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