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Mongolian Beef

This dish is a REAL winner.  Uses ground beef and ready in less than 30 minutes with a minimum of prep.  Who could ask for more?
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: beef, skillet dinners
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: mongolian beef
Servings: 4
Calories: 382kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra-lean ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp sherry
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar my substitution
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots cut in chunks (my addition)
  • 1/4 tsp grated ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp dark sesame oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • rice

Instructions

  • Heat a wok or large heavy skillet. Add sesame oil. Add ground beef, carrots and garlic and brown well. Continue browning until all the meat juice is evaporated.
  • Add all other ingredients except the scallions. Stir well and heat until sauce is reduced by 50%--about 5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice. Top with chopped scallions.
  • Serves 4 (but Lillian says it serves 2 LOL)

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 2378IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 4mg