Spicy Mongolian Beef and Vegetables with Rice Noodles


January 27, 2016

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 large serves



1kg beef cut into strips/small pieces (stir fry strips works well)

1/2 cup cornflour


1/2 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

3/4 cup water

3/4 cup brown sugar

2 tbs olive oil

3 garlic cloves crushed

2 tbs red chilli (finely chopped/minced/bought paste in tube etc)

2 tbs ginger (grated/minced/bought paste in tube etc)

3 spring onions finely chopped

few grinds of black pepper


1 brown onion sliced

1/2 red capsicum sliced

1 large carrot cut into small batons

200g mushrooms sliced


125g baby corn cut into 1cm pieces

100g snow peas trimmed and cut in half

1 head of broccoli cut into small florets


200g flat rice noodles soaked/pre-prepared and drained


1Put beef and cornflour into a bag together and toast to evenly coat all the beef.

2Into the slow cooker add all ingredients under section 2. Mix well to combine.

3Add the coated beef to sauce mix and mix well to coat all the beef with sauce.

4Add the ingredients under section 3. into the beef and sauce and mix them well.

5Cook with the lid on and no tea towel on High for 1 & 1/2 - 2 hours, beef should be close to cooked and tender and carrots softened.

6At this time add the ingredients under section 4. and stir to combine.

7Cover with lid, no tea towel and cook for a further 30 minutes or until broccoli is cooked to your liking.

8Add the pre-prepared rice noodles to the beef and vegetables, stir well.

9Put lid on, turn slow cooker off and let sit for 5 - 10 minutes before serving.

10Used a 6L Modern Living slow Cooker

11Inspiration stemmed from Cheng Ibberson's recipe for Mongolian Beef

Submitted by Leah Speziali


2 Reviews

Warren Moss

January 19, 2019

OMG…. Great Meal!!!

Warren Moss

January 19, 2019

OMG…. So good. Best Mongolian Beef!!@!!

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