Skinnier PF Chang's Mongolian Beef

A healthier and faster version of the original PF Chang's takeout classic that combines fresh delicious flavors and a silky sauce.
Course beef, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 568 kcal
Author Mila Furman


  • 2 pounds of flank steak sliced against the grain in about 3/4 inch slices
  • 6 large green onions sliced on the bias
  • 1 cup of low sodium soy sauce
  • 1.5 cups of water
  • 1 tbsp of minced ginger
  • 5 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp of corn starch OR 3 tbsp of flour
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • Vegetable oil for sauteeing
  • Cooked rice


  1. Combine soy sauce, water, ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, corn starch and sugar in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Over high heat, add vegetable oil to a large sautee pan or wok. Allow oil to heat up, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add steak slices and sautee for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned.
  4. Add soy mixture to meat and allow to simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in scallions, toss everything together and serve immediately over rice.

Recipe Notes

  1.  Nutritional information to only be used as a guide.
Nutrition Facts
Skinnier PF Chang's Mongolian Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 568 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 2267mg 94%
Potassium 1010mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 54g
Protein 52g 104%
Vitamin A 5.1%
Vitamin C 4.1%
Calcium 11.7%
Iron 30.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.