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Mongolian Beef with Zoodles

30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
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Mongolian Beef with Zoodles

30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time

Flank steak coated in a sweet and spicy sauce on a bed of zucchini noodles. This healthy Mongolian beef with zoodles is easy to make and perfect for when you have takeout cravings

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Ingredients (2 servings)

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2 large zucchinis
250g flank steak
1 small onion
2 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp coconut sugar
1/2 tsp ginger powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tbsp cornstarch
70ml water
1 tbsp oil
Marinade
1 tsp oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornstarch
  1. Slice flank steak against the grain.
  2. In a bowl, mix together ingredients for the marinade. Add sliced beef and mix until coated. Let marinade in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Slice onion and spiralize zucchinis.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add soy sauce, coconut sugar, ginger powder, chilli powder, garlic powder, cornstarch and water. Mix until combined.
  5. Heat up 1 tbsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and stirfry for 1 minute.
  6. Increase heat to high, add marinated beef and let sear until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes.
  7. Remove beef from heat and transfer to a plate.
  8. Reduce heat to medium and add the soy sauce mixture. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until it has thickened to the consistency of syrup. Add beef and spiralized zucchini to skillet and stir. Cook for 1 minute or until zucchini is cooked to desired doneness.
  9. Remove from heat and serve immediately. Garnish with sesame seeds. Enjoy!
Notes
  • You may use spring onion or scallion instead of onion.
  • You may substitute coconut sugar with any other sweetener of choice.
  • Feel free to adjust amount of chilli powder according to your spice preference.
  • If you don't like zoodles, you can also serve this Mongolian beef with steamed rice or noodles. Just make sure to have some steamed vegetables on the side for a balanced meal!