Mongolian Lamb

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

I’ve been told that Mongolian Lamb is a Chinese-American dish invented by Chinese restaurateurs. While it isn’t an authentic dish from China or Mongolia, it’s made with classic Chinese seasonings, and because it’s a popular restaurant dish, it’s been woven into the fabric of Chinese-American cuisine. It’s usually made with beef, but my nephew Logan gave me the idea to switch it up with lamb for this recipe. Tender pieces of meat are stir-fried in a savory garlic-ginger brown sauce, finishin