Cooking an easy and authentic mongolian beef stir fry in a pan

Mongolian Beef Recipe (PF Changs Style)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 751kcal


  • 1 pound flank steak sliced into 1/4 inch thick strips
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and diced
  • 1 inch ginger peeled and diced
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

For the sauce:


  • Toss the sliced beef in a large bowl with 2 tablespoons corn starch. Set aside.
  • Add all sauce ingredients to a mixing bowl, and stir until combined. Set aside.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat for a few minutes until hot. Add canola oil to coat the bottom. Add jalapeño and ginger. Cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add garlic and sliced beef to the pan, evenly distributing the beef. Cook until the beef browns, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Stir the sauce and pour it into the pan with the beef. Mix well until everything is coated with the sticky sauce. Let simmer for a minute until thickened.
  • Remove the pan from heat and stir in scallions. Serve over cooked white rice.