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mongolian beef in a dutch oven or crockpot

Recipe by
Kim Nichols
Akron, OH

This is delicious. We enjoyed it very much. It has a mild flavor but if you would like it spicy, I am sure you could add a hot spice or oil and it would be great. This is husband approved!

yield 3 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For mongolian beef in a dutch oven or crockpot

  • 2 Tbsp
    plus 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    plus 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb
    beef stew meat
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 1 1/4 teaspoon flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 1/4 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 c
    beef broth
  • 1/4 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1/2 tsp
    cider vinegar
  • cooked rice or noodles, to serve
  • chopped green onion, to garnish
  • toasted sesame seeds, to garnish

How To Make mongolian beef in a dutch oven or crockpot

  • 1
    In a Dutch oven, mix together soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic. Set aside.
  • 2
    Toss the beef with the flour until evenly coated.
  • 3
    In a frying pan, add the olive oil at medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add the beef and carrots. Cook for 5 - 7 minutes or until beef is lightly browned.
  • 4
    Add beef to your Dutch oven and mix with the soy sauce mixture already in there.
  • 5
    Pour beef broth into frying pan and stir it around getting any bits stuck to the bottom. Then pour that into the Dutch oven and mix everything together.
  • 6
    Put in 325 degree F oven and cook for 1 1/2 - 2 hours or until beef is soft.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and add cider vinegar. Stir and return to oven 10 - 15 minutes.
  • 8
    Remove from oven. Put over rice or noodles. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.
  • 9
    *If you want, to you could make this in a Crock Pot. Just cook on low 8 - 10 hours, or until beef is soft.