PF Chang's Vegan Mongolian "Beef"

A vegan version of my favorite Chinese take out! This Mongolian “Beef” is tender, saucy and perfectly savory. All of the flavor and you can feel good about eating a great plant based meal!


  • 2 pounds of seitan
  • 6 large green onions sliced on the bias
  • 1 cup of low sodium soy sauce
  • 1.5 cups of water
  • 1 tbsp of minced ginger
  • 5 cloves of garlic minced
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp of corn starch OR 3 tbsp of flour
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • Vegetable oil for sauteeing
  • Cooked rice


  1. Combine soy sauce, water, ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, corn starch and sugar in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Over high heat, add vegetable oil to a large sautee pan or wok. Allow oil to heat up, about 2 minutes.
  3. Slice seitan into 1 inch slices.
  4. Add seitan slices and sautee for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned.
  5. Add soy mixture to seitan and allow to simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Add in scallions, toss everything together and serve immediately over rice.