Beef is such a major ingredient in many Asian cuisines, from one corner of the continent to the other.
To help you explore the variety of dishes, we’ve compiled this list of great Asian Beef Recipes for you to cook in your own kitchen.
This collection includes all of your favorite stir frys, soups, noodle dishes, curries and so much more!
No matter which Asian flavors you crave, you’ll find it here, from delicately seasoned Vietnamese pho to fiery Korean dishes, and everything in between.
Go through all of these amazing Asian beef dishes. We hope you love them as much as we do!
Asian Beef Recipes:
1. Mongolian Beef
Guys, enjoy this Mongolian Beef bowl, a true perfection of flavorful beef morsels. It’s made with a superb glossy succulent sauce coated beautifully on the beef pieces.
Just follow some tips and techniques to make it melt in your mouth effortlessly. This is real deal!
2. Bò Lúc Lắc (Vietnamese Shaking Beef)
Give your family a pleasant surprise by making them this Vietnamese Shaking Beef, popularly known as Bò Lúc Lắc.
Your beloved beef is loaded with sweet, savory, and umami flavors which are cooked to tender perfection.
You can serve it as a delicious appetizer along with fresh salad, or with rice and make a hearty meal. Anything you choose, you are in for a flavorful Asian treat.
3. Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry)
Try to make this Korea’s most loved and festive dish, Japchae, at home.
It’s made with slippery sweet potato glass noodles along with tons of veggies and tender beef strips tossed in a well-balanced sweet and savory japchae sauce.
This dish is a super duper hit. You will definitely know why it’s so popular and loved.
4. Korean Beef Bulgogi
Treat yourself to this Korean Beef Bulgogi, marinated beef strips that cook in no time and taste just divine.
The key ingredient of this dish is the glorious marinade which makes this beef super tender.
Serve this amazing bulgogi with some rice and kimchi for a whole meal, or in lettuce leaves for a delicious appetizer.
5. Japanese Beef Curry
You will completely fall in love with this Japanese Beef Curry, which is a cross between stew and curry. The rich, thick, and super velvety curry has sweet, savory, and umami flavors.
It tastes simply delectable, and will surely be one of your favorite Asian beef recipes.
6. Panda Express Beijing Beef
The next recipe on our list is inspired by the famous Panda Express’s Beijing Beef.
The amazing stir fry consists of crispy beef strips with onions and red bell peppers in a tangy, sweet sticky sauce with a hint of heat, making it mind-blowingly delicious.
Give this seriously tasty dish a sure try this week.
7. Beef and Broccoli
Beef and Broccoli is the easiest and the tastiest stir fry ever. The tender beef strips and fresh broccoli are tossed together in the ultimate stir-fry sauce.
It’s better than any take out joint.
8. Mongolian Ground Beef
Yet another delicious Mongolian dish to try is this outstanding Mongolian Ground Beef stir fry, which is bursting with awesome Asian flavors.
It’s incredibly easy to make, and you can serve this dish in just 20 minutes. Yes, you heard it right only 20!
9. Korean Beef Tacos (Bulgogi Tacos)
Give your favorite tacos a Korean twist by making this stunner dish, Bulgogi Tacos.
This delicious fusion is made with perfectly charred tortillas jammed packed with thinly sliced Asian-flavored steak, with coleslaw and siracha aioli.
It’s simply irresistible. Your new Tuesday taco night meal for sure.
10. Beef Kheema (Indian Ground Beef with Peas)
Now, this Beef Kheema is an Indian flavor bomb dish that your whole family will enjoy. This curry-based ground beef dish is made with simple Indian spices and aromatics and peas.
So when you really want something new and quick to try for your weeknight meal, give this Beef Kheema a try.
11. Korean Ground Beef Bowl
This Korean Ground Beef Bowl is brimming with fantastic Korean BBQ flavors, which are perfectly sweet and spicy, making this bowl truly blissful.
You literally can make this effortless recipe in just 15 minutes, isn’t it great? So whenever you crave some Asian flavors, you know what to cook.
12. Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Give your comfort food meatballs a Asian makeover with these Sweet and Sour Meatballs.
You can whip up your dinner quickly with meatballs, colorful veggies, and pineapples tossed in a sweet-and-sour sauce. It’s a keeper recipe for sure.
13. Szechuan Beef
Szechuan Beef tastes exactly like you’re eating in some fancy restaurant. This flavorful stir fry is made with chilis, garlic, ginger, and most important, Szechuan peppercorns.
With a hint of sweetness, the tender beef is simply mouth-wateringly delicious.
14. Thai Beef Salad
Make this splendid Asian-flavored healthy salad at home, and make everyone super content.
This Thai Beef Salad is just too good, made with lots of fresh veggies and juicy steak, topped with a delicious ginger, siracha, and lime dressing.
It’s a great salad-for-dinner recipe.
15. Beef Rendang
Ok, now make the most popular Malaysian and Indonesian Beef Rendang, which is a rich, spicy, and creamy beef stew made with flavorful spices and coconut milk.
This remarkable dish goes great with rice, and makes a complete hearty meal. It’s one of our favorite Asian beef recipes.
16. Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry
Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry is the most delectable stir fry. It’s very easy to make and tastes just out of this world delicious.
The homemade teriyaki sauce makes this dish ultra special and tasty. You can enjoy this stir fry with rice or noodles.
17. Pepper Steak Stir Fry
This Pepper Steak Stir Fry recipe will definitely help you to satisfy your takeout cravings.
The thinly sliced steak and green bell peppers are cooked in a flavorful savory sauce, making this dish incredible. Serve with plain rice and enjoy the best comforting meal with your family.
18. Vietnamese Pho
Yet another beloved and famous Asian beef recipe is Vietnamese Pho.
This authentic recipe is made from scratch with the most flavorful spiced broth and other tasty ingredients. It’s super addictive.
Just one bite of this fully packed soup and you will experience pure goodness.
19. Massaman Curry
Make your dinner interesting with a Thai favorite curry, known as Massaman Curry.
This traditional curry is rich and creamy and it’s made with easy ingredients like beef, potatoes, coconut milk, and peanuts.
Served with steamed rice for a hearty family meal. You will totally love this no-fail curry.
20. Beef Stir Fry
Here you go, another stir fry to make your life easier and healthier.
This dazzling dish is made with fresh, healthy, and colorful veggies, along with tender beef strips which are tossed in awesome homemade tangy stir fry sauce. So good!
21. Beef Lo Mein
Asian dishes are a breeze to make, loaded with excellent flavors and ingredients, and Beef Lo Mein is no exception.
This succulent Chinese-style egg noodle recipe is going to be your new go-to recipe whenever you will crave some Asian flavors. And it needs just 30 minutes.
22. Galbijjim (Braised Beef Short Ribs)
These Braised Beef Short Ribs, famously known as Galbijjim, are a classic Korean dish specially made during festivals or special occasions.
This authentic recipe is one of our favorite Asian beef recipes, and for good reason. So enjoy this elegant dish with your family and friends.
23. Beef Fried Rice
Here is the most delicious Beef Fried Rice, which is totally a takeout-worthy dish. This recipe is a jackpot for everyone who loves Asian flavors.
Packed with a tender beef steak, white rice, carrots, broccoli, eggs, and sauces, it’s a hearty and super satisfying meal. The best part of this recipe, it gets ready in less than half an hour.
Bibimbap is the most adored Korean Rice Bowl dish, famous worldwide.
Assemble the ingredients like well seasoned sautéed veggies, tasty marinated beef, sunny side up egg, and spicy red bibimbap sauce for a real treat.
You will relish every bite of this delectable bowl.
25. Kung Pao Beef
This Kung Pao Beef recipe is way better than your local Chinese restaurant. The epic combination of flavors makes this dish simply magnificent.
This 20 minutes dish has spicy, sweet, savory, and sour flavors, along with crunchy peanuts, making this beef a winner.
26. Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers
Ok, now we’ve found you the ultimate summer cookout recipe, Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers.
This straightforward recipe is all about the delicious marinade, and then simply grilling these steak cubes to juicy perfection. It’s definitely going to be a crowd favorite.
27. Beef Caldereta
Give your favorite beef some Filipino flavors with this Beef Caldereta recipe.
This Asian beef dish is jammed packed with potatoes, bell peppers, and green olives in a tomato-based sauce, making a hearty and satisfactory dish that tastes just lovely.
Serve with steamed rice and make a classy meal for your loved ones, or you can serve at any get-together for rave reviews.
28. Orange Beef
Orange Beef will be your new favorite. This gourmet-style dish has an amazing combination of flavors.
So enjoy this sweet-and-sour goodness this weeknight, and add it to your Asian classic repertoire.
29. Chinese Beef Stew
Chinese Beef Stew is made in many variations, but this classy recipe is our favorite.
This everyday Chinese stew is super easy to make with pantry ingredients. Just follow some tips and tricks to make it scrumptious every time. A must-try stew recipe.
30. Bun Bo Hue
If you like Asian soup, then you are going to love this Bun Bo Hue, a spicy Vietnamese beef noodle soup.
This classic recipe has powerful flavors that come from incredible ingredients. Once you try this soup you are going to get hooked. Very addictive.
31. Gyudon (Japanese Beef Rice Bowl)
Gyudon is a traditional Japanese Beef Rice Bowl, and an awesome comfort food which you must try at home.
The simple recipe is made with beef and onions cooked in a savory-sweet sauce and served with steamed rice. It will be one of your top Asian beef recipes.
32. Beef Mechado – Filipino Beef Stew
Another comfort stew recipe for you to try is this Beef Mechado. The tangy tomato-based sauce tastes awesome with chunks of beef and potatoes.
We are sure are going to enjoy this hearty and filling stew, and it tastes best with steamed rice.
33. Beef Banh Mi
Are you a sandwich lover? Then this Grilled Beef Bahn Mi is going to be your staple meal.
The flavors and combination of ingredients together will make you come back every time.
34. Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps
For the carb conscious crowd, we’ve found a surprisingly delicious and easy recipe, Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps.
This healthy wrap is full of tasty ingredients like tender ground beef, veggies, and sesame seeds, and to make it more excellent, a drizzle of sesame ginger garlic sauce.
Keep this recipe handy.
35. Thai Basil Beef
We are ending this list of Asian Beef Recipes with a Thai favorite, Pad Gra Prow, or Thai Basil Beef.
If you want an easy, tasty, and quick family meal, make this super flavorful dish, which you will definitely add to your weekly rotational menu.
So there you go, thirty five delicious Asian beef recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 2 tbsp oil
- 1.5 lbs ground beef
- 6-7 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
- 6 tbsp soy sauce
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 1 tbsp corn starch
- 2 tbsp sambal oelek
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- Heat the oil in a skillet or wok over high heat. Add the ground beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon. Add ginger and garlic and cook until beef is browned and no more liquid remains in the pan.
- Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, chicken stock, corn starch sambal and pepper in a bowl. Add to the meat and combine well. Simmer a couple of minutes, until sauce thickens.
- Garnish with diced green onions and sesame seeds. Serve over hot rice or Asian noodles.
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