Quick Mongolian Beef Noodle Stir-Fry

Embark on a culinary journey to Mongolia with this simple yet mouthwatering recipe for Mongolian Ground Beef Noodles. This dish combines tender ground beef with a savory, slightly sweet sauce and perfectly cooked linguine, garnished with fresh green onions. It’s a quick and satisfying meal that brings the essence of Mongolian flavors to your dinner table.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 10 oz linguine noodles
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 green onions, sliced for garnish


  1. Cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink, breaking it into small pieces as it cooks. Drain any excess grease.
  3. Add minced garlic to the skillet with the beef and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. In a bowl, combine brown sugar, beef broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ground ginger, and black pepper. Stir well to mix.
  5. Pour the sauce mixture into the skillet with the beef and bring to a simmer.
  6. Mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water in a small bowl to create a slurry. Stir this into the skillet to thicken the sauce. Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes until the sauce is thickened and glossy.
  7. Toss the cooked linguine in the skillet with the beef and sauce until evenly coated.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with sliced green onions.


Mongolian Ground Beef Noodles is a flavorful dish that combines simple ingredients to deliver a complex flavor profile reminiscent of traditional Mongolian cuisine. With its blend of sweet and savory tones, it makes for a comforting meal that’s both easy to prepare and delicious to eat. Whether for a busy weeknight dinner or a casual dining experience, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings for something exotic and tasty.