One-Pan Mongolian Beef Recipe

One-Pan Mongolian Beef Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Em's Kitchen via Youtube


Are you a fan of Mongolian beef recipes? If yes, you will love this one-pan recipe from Em’s Kitchen on Youtube. This quick and easy recipe will only take 30 minutes to cook – perfect for busy weekdays. What’s more, you will surely love how savory, flavorful, and scrumptious this recipe is! My family always requested this crowd-pleaser for dinner, and they would always ask for seconds. So I’m sure your family will love this recipe also. Try this dish today and see for yourself! Watch the video below to learn the step by step instructions. Thanks to Em’s Kitchen for this fantastic recipe. Make sure to check the channel for more recipes just like this. 



  • 1 lb beef tenderloin or flank steak, sliced against the grain
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • toasted sesame seeds (optional)


Step 1

Put the chopped beef in a large bowl, and add 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/2 tsp baking soda. Mix it well, making sure the meat is coated well. After this, fry each side for three minutes. Set them aside. Next, in the same pan, add the minced garlic and minced ginger. Saute them until fragrant, then add 1/3 cup of water, 1/4 cup of low-sodium soy sauce, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, and 1/4 tsp ground black pepper. Mix well until combined, then simmer for five minutes.

Coating the beef meat with flour
Image credits: Em’s Kitchen via Youtube


Step 2

After five minutes, add the meat back to the pan, mix, and simmer for five minutes to let the flavors infused with the meat. Once done, add the chopped green onions and mix. Garnish with some toasted sesame seeds and serve.

Cooking the Mongolian beef in one pan
Image credits: Em’s Kitchen via Youtube

One-Pan Mongolian Beef Recipe

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