Ingredients for the sauce – 2 tbsp vegetable oil – 1 clove garlic minced – 1 tbsp ginger minced – 1/4 cup golden brown sugar – 1 cup low sodium soy sauce – 1/2 cup water Ingredients for the beef – 2 lb. beef (flank steak or ribeye) – 1/3 cup cornstarch – 1 large yellow onion – 1/3 cup vegetable oil – 1 cloves garlic minced – 2 bunches green onion
Make the sauce. Cook the minced garlic and ginger in a saucepan over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Then add the brown sugar, soy sauce, and water into the saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Coat the beef– Place the thinly sliced beef into a large bowl and coat the beef in the cornstarch.
Cook beef in batches– Heat the vegetable oil in a wok and cook the beef in 2 batches. Once the beef is cooked, remove it and set it aside.
Stir-fry onion and garlic– In the same wok, cook the garlic and yellow onion. Then add the cooked beef and sauce back in and cook for another 5 minutes.
Mix beef, sauce, and green onion– Add the sliced green onion to the beef and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Serve this Mongolian beef recipe warm over hot rice.