Mongolian Beef

Posted on December 24, 2020

Who needs takeout when you can make THIS?!

Enjoy one of your favourite Chinese dishes completely plant-based and made at home! Tasty strips of stir fried plant-based beef are covered in this slightly sweet and flavourful sauce - making this the ultimate dish to serve with rice. So good and so easy, you’ll want to savour every tasty bite!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  • ½ teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • ½ teaspoon chilli flakes (optional)
  • ½ cup light soy sauce
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

For the beef:

To serve:

  • Steamed greens
  • Steamed rice


  1. Combine all the beef ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Shape into thumb sized strips.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frypan over medium-high heat and fry the beef strips until golden brown. Set aside.
  3. In a large frypan or wok over medium-high heat, add remaining oil, onion, garlic and ginger, and stir fry for 2 minutes or until slightly softened.
  4. Add the five spice and chilli flakes and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and add the soy sauce and brown sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved.
  6. Meanwhile, combine the cornflour and water in a small bowl and whisk together.
  7. Add cornflour mixture to the wok and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  8. Add the beef strips to the wok and cook to warm through.
  9. Serve with steamed greens and rice. Enjoy!

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