It's no secret that beef is a beloved food all around the world, and everyone has their own unique preferences when it comes to preparation. Whether you're a fan of crispy deep-fried cuts, slow-cooked braised dishes, or quick stir-fries, there's an Asian beef recipe out there that's sure to satisfy your taste buds. From Chinese beef recipes to Vietnamese cozy braised beef recipes, here are some of our all-time favorite Asian beef recipes, along with the mouthwatering flavor combinations my family just can't get enough of!
Sweet and Sticky Crispy Beef
This popular Hakka crispy beef takeout dish is made with thin strips of steak, marinated with garlic and ginger and deep fried to give it a super crispy crunch. It's then tossed in a very sticky sweet and savory sauce and garnished with toasted sesame seeds. Definitely a favorite, and still tastes great the next day as cold takeout.
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Beef and Onion Stir Fry
Beef and onion stir fry features incredibly tender strips of beef stir fried with onions in a delicious savory sauce that takes everything to the next level! It’s incredibly quick and easy, and my go-to recipe for busy weeknights!
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Looking for a dish that's high on flavor, easy to prepare, and perfect for any day of the week? This Mongolian beef recipe ticks all the boxes! It has tender slices of beef, stir-fried with a medley of vegetables like red peppers and onions, all tossed in a delicious sweet and savory sauce. This homemade version is better than takeout!
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Beef Noodle Stir Fry
This beef noodle stir fry is as simple as it gets. Thinly sliced beef and onions are stir-fried with a sweet soy sauce and tossed with spaghettini!
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Beef Chow Fun
This beef chow fun recipe is a classic Chinese beef takeout dish and is absolutely delicious. It's made with thinly sliced beef, stir-fried with thick and chewy rice noodles.
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Bo Kho (Vietnamese Beef Stew)
If you love beef stew, then you definitely need to try this Vietnamese beef stew which can be eaten with a baguette or served with noodles. This stew is braised with beef chuck until it is tender and infused with a lot of aromatics and spices like lemongrass and star anise, which makes it very flavorful.
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Crispy Cantonese Beef Chow Mein
This Chinese takeout dish is all about the texture. The combination of the crispy egg noodles with beef slices cooked in a thick gravy with peppers and onions makes this soft and crispy noodle dish an classic favorite.
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Bun Bo Hue (Spicy Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
If you have ever tried Vietnamese pho, then you definitely need to try this noodle dish. Bun bo hue is a spicier beef noodle dish with more aromatics and packs a lot more flavor. It can be made with ox tail or beef shank and it's a labor of love, so save it for a day you have time.
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Saucy Beef Chow Ho Fun with Gravy
This noodle dish has thinly sliced beef and veggies cooked in a delicious savory gravy and poured over thick and chewy rice noodles. This dish is under rated and is one of the best Asian comfort foods.
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Simple Beef Marinade for Stir Fries
If you love using beef in stir-fries, here is a simple beef marinade that we use a lot in all our beef stir-fries to make it flavorful, and tender.
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Umami Beef & Pork Burgers
This juicy beef and pork burgers recipe is made with ground pork and beef, seasoned with miso and seasonings for some extra umami flavor. It can be made on a grill or stovetop as well!
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Potstickers (Bacon Cheeseburger)
These delicious and juicy burger dumplings don't have the bulk from the buns so each bite-sized potsticker is a juicy little bacon cheeseburger bite wrapped in a chewy crispy little bundle!
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Beef and Broccoli Noodles
This simple and easy noodle dish is made with beef, broccoli and spaghettini, stir fried in a sweet soy sauce. Fantastic dish for any weekday night.
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Cumin Beef Fried Rice
Beef and cumin are insanely delicious together and when combined to make this simple egg fried rice, you have yourself a one bowl dinner loaded with flavor.
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Stir-Fried Bitter Melon with Beef and Black Bean Sauce
This beef dish is definitely not for everyone, and is an acquired taste but once you love it, you really do love it. Tender pieces of beef slices is stir-fried with thinly sliced bitter melon and then tossed in a homemade black bean sauce!
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Easy Beef Curry
Easy Beef Curry is full of smoky, spicy flavor and comes together in less than 30 minutes by using curry paste. The sauce tastes like it's been cooking all day.
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Easy Cast Iron Teriyaki Flank Steak with Veggies
Teriyaki flank steak boasts sweet, spicy and savory flavours in every mouthful. Some of the ingredients in the sauce help tenderize the meat. This means you can expect the flank steak on a cast iron skillet to come out juicy and delicious. This is a favorite quick steak dinner made in a cast iron grill pan.
Indonesian Beef and Quinoa Bowl
This Indonesian Beef and Quinoa Bowl will warm you up right away. The beef is simmered in coconut milk with curry and cinnamon so it's full of flavor. Top it with all your favorite toppings to get a healthy protein bowl that's perfect for meal prep.
Super Quick Korean Beef
Tangy, sweet and salty flavors combine in this super easy ground beef dish. If you have rice already made, dinner will be on the table in no time.
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Chinese Beef Salad
A super easy Chinese beef salad you can put together in 10 minutes with no cooking required! Serve it as an appetizer for a multi-course meal, top it on steamed rice for a one-bowl lunch, or make a sandwich with it using pita bread.
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Instant Pot Curry Beef Stew
The easiest and quickest Instant Pot curry beef stew recipe that yields melt-in-your-mouth beef smothered in a rich, thick tomato curry sauce. Simply dump everything into the pot – no browning or sauce reducing required.
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Ground Beef Stir Fry with Celery
A savory beef dish that hits all the right notes and can be on your table in less than 30 minutes.
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Chinese Beef Dumplings
Learn how to create the most juicy and flavorful beef dumplings, with one special trick.
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Tomato Beef Wonton
These wontons are filled with fresh herbs, juicy tomatoes, and beef, creating a rich and moist texture, and they’re served in a refreshing tomato egg drop soup.
Pressure Cooker Oxtail Soup
No searing or par-boiling required. The oxtails will turn out soft like butter and the soup rich and hearty. Both Instant Pot and stovetop pressure cooker methods are included.
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Chinese Tomato Beef Soup
This Chinese tomato beef soup features a sweet and tart tomato broth with tender thin sliced beef and mushrooms. Serve it over rice or noodles, it is the perfect one-pot meal!
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