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Mongolian Beef

2 Dec

What is your favorite happy hour place?… The fiance’ and I usually go to PF Chang for happy hour every time we go see a movie. I mean it is right next door, but it’s also really really good! PF Chang has happy hour every day from 3pm to 6pm. There are not many places that have happy hour every single day. One of the things I like to get off the menu besides those delicious Chicken Lettuce Wraps, would be the Mongolian Beef. Juicy beef strips with a sweet sauce and a hint of spice. What’s not to love? Eating out can get a bit pricey so I decided to make my own Mongolian Beef at home. Why not? I think I will give myself a pat on the back. I won’t order this out anymore if I can make it at home. Well… maybe I will lol. Next are those chicken lettuce wraps.

Mongolian Beef

By:  Sonia “Blade”

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 lb Flank Steak (cut into strips)
  • 1/2 tsp Minced Ginger
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 onion (cut into thin strips)
  • 1/4 tsp Cornstarch
  • 3 Scallions (cut into small pieces)
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet or wok.
  2. Saute garlic and ginger until fragrant. Add sliced yellow onion and saute for about 2 mins.
  3. Add flank steak to the pan and saute until no longer pink. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir in soy sauce, water, brown sugar and cornstarch and let simmer. Add crushed red pepper flakes to taste.
  5. Top with sliced scallions and serve.

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