30 Minute Ginger Beef

Tenderized cuts of beef, fried until crispy, and coated in a garlic and ginger sauce – 30 Minute Ginger Beef is an inexpensive dinner the whole family will love!

30 Minute Ginger Beef

Ingredients:
  1. 1 pound skirt steak, sliced thinly
  2. 1/2 cup cornstarch
  3. 1/4 cup vegetable oil, plus more for frying
  4. 1/2 cup white onion, finely chopped
  5. 2 cups carrots, julienned
  6. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  8. 1/4 teaspoon dried red chili flakes
  9. 1/2 cup soy sauce
  10. 1/4 cup white vinegar
  11. 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  12. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  13. 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  14. 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Instructions:
  • Toss the skirt steak with the corn starch in a large bowl and set aside.
  • Over medium heat, add the vegetable oil and onions to a sauce pan. Sauté for two minutes until onions are translucent.
  • Add the carrots to the onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes until tender.
  • Next, add the garlic, ginger, and chili flakes. Stir into the carrots and onions. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Lastly, add the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, black pepper, brown sugar, and sesame seeds. Whisk together.
  • Lower the heat to a simmer and allow the sauce to slightly thicken.