Mongolian Pork is a quick and easy dinner to make with leftover pulled pork in a flavorful sauce. Served up with steamed broccoli and carrots over rice for a delicious dinner bowl.
When it comes to quick and easy weeknight meals, our Korean Ground Beef and Broccoli is always a hit and this Mongolian Pork has similar flavors.
Mongolian Pork ~ Leftover Pulled Pork Recipe
This Mongolian Pork is one of those meals that the entire family will love and it's so good that you will find yourself skipping the drive thru for this homemade meal. We had leftover smoked pork butt from our weekend cookout and made this super easy to get on the dinner table.
- Smoked Pork Butt or leftover pulled pork
- Soy Sauce
- Toasted Sesame Oil
- Brown Sugar
- Minced Garlic
- Ground Ginger
- Sesame Seeds
- Steamed Broccoli
- Steamed Carrots
- Cooked Rice
How to Make Mongolian Pork:
- Chop the pork and set aside.
- In a skillet, add the soy sauce, water, toasted sesame oil, brown sugar, minced garlic, ground ginger and cornstarch.
- Whisk together and cook over medium-high heat until sauce bubbles and thickens.
- Stir in the chopped pork and lower to simmer. Cook 5 minutes.
- Serve over rice with steamed broccoli and carrots and garnish with sesame seeds and cilantro if desired.
If you don't have leftover pork butt, this recipe can be made with cooked diced pork loin, pork chops or ground pork. The Mongolian sauce is also delicious with beef, chicken or shrimp.
How to Store and Reheat:
- Leftover Mongolian Pork can be refrigerated up to 3 days.
- Reheat in a skillet with 1 tablespoon water over medium heat, stirring often until heated through.
Budget Friendly Meal Tip:
We have been stretching our grocery budget by buying large pieces of meat like pork butt, brisket or whole chickens and cooking them over the weekend.
We use our vacuum sealer to package the cooked meat into 1 pound packages to make easy dinners throughout the week. The smoked pork butt was a great flavor combination with the Mongolian sauce and we had this complete meal on the table in under 30 minutes.
More Meal Ideas for Leftover Pork:
Cheesy Pulled Pork Taquitos are so simple to make and one of our favorite quick and easy dinners. Leftover pulled pork with salsa and cheese in a corn tortilla that is quickly baked to crispy perfection.
Smoked Pork Sandwich is our version of the Cuban Sandwich and it's one of the absolute best sandwiches that we've ever made. Layers of ham, smoked pork, Swiss plus pickles and sweet mustard sauce on Italian bread.
Pork Tacos are crazy delicious and make a super fast dinner using leftover pulled pork. Serve in crispy taco shells with all of your favorite toppings.
For a fast meal any night of the week, give this delicious Mongolian Pork with broccoli and carrots a try. It's a tasty dinner that everyone is sure to love.
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- 1 pound smoked pork butt, chopped (or cooked pork)
- ½ cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 3 cups steamed broccoli
- 2 carrots, julienne cut, steamed
- 3 cups cooked rice
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, optional garnish
- ¼ cup cilantro, optional garnish
- In a large skillet, combine the soy sauce, water, toasted sesame oil, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and cornstarch.
- Cook over medium-high heat, whisking to combine. Cook until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
- Stir in the chopped pork and lower to simmer, cooking 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Serve over cooked rice with broccoli and carrots.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and cilantro if desired.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Reheat in a skillet with 1 tablespoon of water over medium heat, stirring until heated through.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 670Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 1898mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 6gSugar: 25gProtein: 36g
Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.