Mongolian Lamb Recipe


Embark on a culinary adventure with our Mongolian Lamb recipe, a tantalizing dish that marries the rich tradition of Mongolian cuisine with a burst of modern flair. Sliced, succulent lamb is the star, dancing in a harmonious blend of savory, sweet, and slightly tangy flavors.

Crafted in a mixing bowl, the Mongolian sauce takes center stage, boasting a perfect amalgamation of soy sauce, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and a touch of sesame oil. This sauce, the heart of the dish, transforms the lamb into a delectable masterpiece.

The magic begins with thinly sliced lamb, skillfully seared to perfection in a wok or large skillet. As the lamb sizzles, an aromatic spell is cast with minced garlic and freshly grated ginger, infusing the kitchen with irresistible fragrances that foretell a feast.

Mongolian Lamb Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 0.5 kcal


  • Wok or large skillet
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Cooking spoon or spatula


  • 1 lb about 450g lamb, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 green onions sliced (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds optional, for garnish
  • Cooked rice for serving


  • Prepare the Sauce:
    In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  • Sauté Lamb:
    Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
    Add sliced lamb and cook until browned on all sides
  • Add Aromatics:
    Push the lamb to the side of the wok. Add minced garlic and grated ginger to the center and stir-fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Combine and Simmer:
    Combine the lamb with the aromatics. Pour the prepared sauce over the lamb and stir to coat evenly.
    Reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Garnish and Serve:
    Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds (if using).
    Serve the Mongolian Lamb over cooked rice.
  • Enjoy:
    Enjoy your homemade Mongolian Lamb, a perfect balance of savory, sweet, and slightly tangy flavors!


Feel free to adjust the quantities and ingredients to meet your taste preferences and dietary needs. Enjoy your delicious and flavorful Mongolian Lamb!
Keyword lamb, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal, Warm
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