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mongolian soy curls 3

Mongolian Soy Curls

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  • Author: Chuck Underwood
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 0 Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Asian


These Mongolian Soy Curls will be sure to please. Date syrup adds the sweetness to this dish without using any processed sugar. Low fat and sugar free! Better than take-out!




  • 1 tsp Ginger ((minced))
  • 3 cloves Garlic ((minced))
  • 1/2 cup Soy Sauce ((low sodium))
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 3/4 cup Date Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Chile Garlic Paste ((optional))
  • 1/8 tsp Red Pepper Flakes ((optional))
  • 1 Tbs Cornstarch

Date Syrup

  • 8 dried Dates
  • 1/2 cup Hot Water
  • 1 Tbs Molasses
  • Enough water to equal 3/4 cup of syrup

Mongolian Soy Curls

  • 4 oz Butler Soy Curls ((~half a bag))
  • 2 Tbs Corn Starch
  • 1 bag Frozen Broccoli
  • Sliced Green Onions for garnish


  1. Add Soy Curls to large bowl and cover with hot water
  2. Add 1 Tbs of Soy Sauce if desired to season and set aside
  3. Add 8 dried Dates to bowl and cover with hot water
  4. Let sit at least 30 minutes to soften
  5. Remove pits and add dates to blender
  6. Add 1/2 cup water and Molasses to blender and blend until smooth
  7. Push syrup through sieve to remove any pieces and add water to equal 3/4 cup
  8. In a sauce pan, saute garlic and ginger in a little water until softened
  9. Add Soy Sauce, Water, and 3/4 cup Date Syrup
  10. Spice with optional Chile Garlic Paste and Red Pepper Flakes if desired
  11. Thicken by whisking in 1-2 Tbs Corn Starch slurry
  12. Drain Soy Curls and add to Non Stick Skillet
  13. Stir Fry until golden brown
  14. Add partly steamed Broccoli and sauce and stir to combine
  15. Garnish with sliced Green Onions and Roasted Sesame Seeds
  16. Serve over rice or noodles