Enjoy this tender beef stir fry that simmers in a delectable savoury sauce and makes your mouth water with every bite! This version of Mongolian beef is just as flavourful as the traditional dish, without the sugar and additives! Give the beef enough time to marinate and you’ll be salivating over it. Ginger, scallions, garlic and peppers serve as the aromatics that truly bring this dish together!
Macros (for beef only):
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Fat: 24 g
- 1.5 lb beef (flank steak, top sirloin) thinly sliced
- 3 tbsp avocado oil
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 1/4 cup coconut aminos
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 tbsp minced ginger
- 1 tsp arrowroot starch
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp chili flakes (optional)
- Fresh Ginger – approximately size of index and middle finger – thinly sliced into matchstick size
- 2 hot finger peppers – deseeded and finely sliced
- 4 cloves garlic – finely minced
- 4 scallions – finely sliced, length of 2 matchsticks
Step 1: Place sliced beef into a medium size mixing bowl. Combine all ingredients in steak marinade and toss until fully combined. Cover and refrigerate while prepping the rest of the dish
Step 2: Prepare aromatics – slice peppers, ginger, scallions and mince the garlic
Step 3: Heat a large skillet and add 2 tbsp avocado oil. Once fully heated, spread the marinated beef evenly on the skillet and allow to sear until crispy for about 2 minutes. Flip beef so other side is seared as well then place cooked beef and leftover marinade aside
Step 4: In the same skillet turn down heat to medium-low and add 1 tbsp avocado oil. Add in aromatics and allow to cook until fragrant – about 1 minute
Step 5: Add beef broth and scrape off all pan drippings and allow all flavours to come together! Simmer for another 60s
Step 6: Throw beef back in the skillet and toss with aromatics until fully combined. Option to add in extra veggies if you so wish!
Step 7: Serve on top of rice, sweet potatoes, cauliflower rice – whatever you choose! Serve and enjoy immediately!
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Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.
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