32 Best Shaved Steak Recipes (w/ Pictures)

Finding meals that are easy to make yet still pack in the flavor and nutrition is a priority for me.

That’s why shaved steak has become one of my go-to proteins. It cooks up quickly, stays nice and tender, and soaks up any marinade or sauce I throw at it.

Whether you’re making fajitas, cheesesteaks, stir-fries or salads, shaved steak is the perfect cut to satisfy the whole family.

Over the years, I’ve tried all sorts of shaved steak recipes, from Asian-inspired beef and broccoli to Tex-Mex taco salads.

My kids go crazy for the Philly cheesesteaks and steak quesadillas. And for a healthier option, the Thai beef salad is light yet so full of bright, zesty flavors.

No matter which recipe you try, these shaved steak recipes are sure to get a big thumbs up from even the pickiest of eaters.

1.Messy Steak Sandwiches

This steak sandwich is next-level messy, but so worth it!

It’s not your typical Philly cheesesteak – this one has shaved steak piled with peppers, onions, mushrooms, melty cheese, and marinara sauce, all sandwiched between fluffy focaccia bread. The flavors just burst in your mouth.

This recipe takes a classic steak sandwich and elevates it with unique ingredients like the fresh marinara and toasted focaccia.

The shaved steak is key for tenderness, and the roasted veggies add such great texture. Honestly, I could eat this messy, saucy sandwich any day!

It’s quick to prepare too, which is perfect for an easy yet impressive meal. I’ll definitely be making extra steak so I can enjoy the leftovers in sandwiches the next day.

Napkins are a must, but this steak sandwich is totally worth the mess!

2.Tender Shaved Beef Fajitas

These Tender Shaved Beef Fajitas are a game-changer for me!

The paper-thin shaved beef steak cooks in literal minutes, yet packs so much flavor when cooked in the skillet drippings and the variety of colorful bell peppers and caramelized onions that give these fajitas a restaurant-quality feel.

It’s an insanely quick meal that comes together in 30 minutes flat. Serving these fajitas “deconstructed” lets everyone customize their wrap with favorites like avocado, sour cream, or my crispy pan-fried tortilla chips.

It’s a crowd-pleasing, veggie-packed dinner that brings all the fresh Mexican flavors I crave, minus the wait.

3.Shaved Beef Stir Fry

You know how much I love a good stir-fry for an easy weeknight meal. This shaved steak and broccoli recipe is a new favorite! The stir-fry sauce it’s sweet, savory, and simply addictive. I could drink it straight!

What makes this recipe unique is using shaved or thinly sliced beef instead of chunks. It crisps up beautifully when quickly seared. The tapioca coating is also a game-changer for getting that perfect crispy sear.

Don’t skip making the sauce from scratch either. It comes together in under 10 minutes and has such deep flavors from the garlic, ginger, coconut aminos and coconut sugar.

It blows any takeout sauce out of the water!

I love serving it over rice to soak up all that saucy goodness. So fast, so flavorful – the perfect healthy weeknight stir-fry!

4.Quick & Easy Mexican Beef Recipe

Remember those busy nights when you need a quick and tasty dinner? This easy Mexican shaved steak recipe is my go-to lifesaver!

It’s essentially shredded beef made in minutes instead of hours using pre-shaved steak from the grocery store.

Just sauté it with some diced tomatoes, green chilies, taco seasoning and a squeeze of lime juice. Bam – you’ve got an incredibly flavorful, zesty meat filling ready for tacos, nachos, burritos, you name it!

The best part is how crazy fast it comes together – like 15 minutes tops. It’s become a staple “Taco Tuesday” meal for my family.

The flavors are bold but not too spicy for the kids. And it’s so versatile – you can use ground beef or chicken if you prefer. Definitely a weeknight dinner winner in my book!


This Korean Beef Bulgogi recipe is a family favorite that I grew up loving.

What I love about it is how easy it is to make at home. The beef turns out so tender and packed with that classic Korean BBQ flavor.

Just marinate the beef for 6-24 hours, then quickly sear it in a hot skillet. In less than 30 minutes, you’ve got an authentic Korean BBQ dish to rival any restaurant.

The best cuts to use are boneless ribeye or sirloin. You can enjoy bulgogi in so many ways, from rice bowls to tacos and more.

It’s a versatile dish that’s always a hit. I’m so glad I learned to make my mom’s recipe at home!

6.Thai Steak and Green Bean Stir Fry

This beef and green bean stir fry is a lifesaver for busy weeknights. Unlike most stir-fries loaded with sugary sauces, this one is all about savory flavors from ginger, garlic, and a splash of fish sauce or soy sauce.

What makes it special is just how fast it comes together 20 minutes from start to finish. The shaved steak gets a quick sear, then you toss in the green beans, ginger and garlic.

I switch up the sauce between fish sauce and soy sauce depending on what the kids prefer that week.

Either way, it’s such a simple yet flavorful stir-fry. No complicated ingredient list required.

7.Philly Cheesesteak

I know a good cheesesteak when I taste one, and this easy 20-minute recipe is the real deal!

Tender shaved ribeye steak, melty provolone, and caramelized onions piled high on a soft, toasted hoagie roll – what’s not to love?

I also love that this is a one-pan meal – just sauté the onions, cook the beef, then assemble the cheesesteaks right in the skillet.

For my picky eaters, I chop the onions finely, but you can easily leave them in slices for a more authentic look and flavor.

Serve these cheesesteaks with crispy fries or potato chips for the ultimate comfort food feast. No need to book a trip to Philly when you can make these mouthwatering sandwiches at home!

8.Beef Stroganoff

I’m so excited to share my all-time favorite Beef Stroganoff recipe!

This comforting, one-pan dish comes together in just 30 minutes using basic ingredients like tender sirloin, fresh mushrooms, and a rich, creamy sauce.

It is so filling thanks to the protein-packed beef. It’s a breeze to make ahead or freeze for easy weeknight meals.

I always serve my Beef Stroganoff over a bed of wide egg noodles, but it would also be amazing with mashed potatoes or roasted veggies.

9.Shabu Shabu

As a busy mom, one of my ultimate comfort foods that’s celebratory yet easy to make has got to be shabu shabu – a communal Japanese-style hot pot.

There’s just something so intimate and cozy about gathering friends and family around the table, cooking ingredients together in a flavorful kombu broth, and enjoying them with delicious dipping sauces.

It all comes together in just about an hour, with minimal prep work on my end. I love that I can let everyone get involved in the cooking and just sit back and enjoy the experience.

Shabu shabu is truly the perfect warming meal for cold days, and a great way to bring people together over a delicious, low-effort feast.

10.Sukiyaki Beef Udon

When the weather gets chilly, there’s nothing like a warming pot of homemade Sukiyaki Beef Udon to cozy up with. This Japanese hot pot dish is made with delicious beef shaved steak, mushrooms, udon noodles, and veggies in a rich, sweet-savory soy-mirin broth.

What I love most about this recipe is the flavor depth from the umami-packed dashi broth and the crispy bits of beef.

While it’s traditional to use specialty Japanese ingredients like negi and chrysanthemum leaves, I found some easy substitutions that work great.

In just 30 minutes, you can have this nourishing, comforting meal on the table – perfect for chasing away the winter blues.

11.Cheesesteak Potato Soup

This Cheesesteak Potato Soup is a delicious fusion of two classic comfort foods – the beloved cheesesteak and a creamy potato soup. The unique combination of flavors is truly inspired!

By pureeing some of the potatoes, you get a luxuriously thick and velvety base, while still maintaining chunks of potato for added heartiness. And adding shaved steak, sautéed peppers, and melted cheeses takes this soup to the next level.

The cooking time is under an hour, making it perfect for those busy weeknights. Plus, this recipe makes a big batch, so you’ll have leftovers to enjoy all week long.

Whether you’re a cheesesteak fanatic or just looking for a new twist on potato soup, I highly recommend giving this Cheesesteak Potato Soup a try.

12.Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

I’m obsessed with their iconic cheesesteaks. It’s hearty yet handheld perfection!

These sliders capture all that cheesy, meaty goodness in appetizer form. The key is using real ribeye that you have thinly sliced . Quickly sauté the steak with onions, peppers, Worcestershire and garlic for a massive flavor boost.

Then pile it on sweet dinner rolls with provolone and brush the tops with a herby butter before baking until golden and melty.

They come together so quickly but really deliver on authentic Philly flavor. Perfect for game days or parties – just don’t forget the cheese whiz for dipping!

13.30-Minute Mongolian Beef

Lately, I’ve been craving some delicious Chinese food to balance out all the heavy comfort food I’ve been eating over the holidays.

When that craving hits, I can’t get enough of savory-sweet dishes like this 30-Minute Mongolian Beef. It’s a family favorite that’s even better than what you’d get at a restaurant – plus, it comes together in just half an hour!

The key is using thin-sliced sirloin or flank steak that gets a quick sear, then simmers in a sauce made with soy, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger.

The cornstarch coating helps the meat get nice and crispy. I like to serve it over steamed rice or in lettuce wraps with some crunchy noodles.

The fresh scallions and hint of spice from chili oil really make the flavors pop. This dish is such a weeknight lifesaver – I bet it’ll become a new go-to for you too!

14.Philly Cheese Steak Pizza

Ditch the delivery and whip up this amazing cheesesteak pizza at home instead! It comes together so quickly with a garlic white sauce, sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms piled onto a homemade crust.

The sauce is a breeze – just whisk together butter, flour, milk, garlic and seasonings. While that’s happening, you can sauté the veggies. Or keep it really simple by using them raw!

Top the crust with the luscious garlic sauce, cooked steak, vegetables and a mountain of gooey cheese. Bake until bubbly and golden.

In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a piping hot, restaurant-quality cheesesteak pizza on the table. The perfect way to kick off your weekend

15.Philly Cheesesteak Stew

This stew has all the great flavors of a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, but in a warm bowl! It’s made in just one pot, so it’s quick to prepare.

First, you cook some onions, peppers, and steak in a big pot. Then you add beef broth and let it simmer. Finally, you stir in lots of melty provolone cheese!

You can serve it in a hollowed-out bread bowl! Just line the bowl with cheese slices, spoon in the hot stew, and top with more cheese. It’s like a bread bowl sandwich!

If you don’t want a bread bowl, you can eat the stew with hoagie rolls on the side. Either way, it’s a delicious and comforting meal that will warm you up on a cold day.

16.Philly Cheesesteak Pasta

This one-pot Philly Cheesesteak Pasta is the ultimate comfort food made quick! Tender shaved steak, sautéed peppers and onions, get tossed with al dente pasta in a luscious cream cheese sauce.

The preparation couldn’t be simpler. Just boil the noodles in a beefy broth to infuse flavor, then make the creamy sauce right in the same pot. Top with gooey provolone and broil until bubbling.

In under an hour, you’ll have a decadent, cheese-lover’s dream on the table. The creamy sauce coats every nook and cranny of the pasta for maximum richness in every bite.

17.Twice Baked Philly Cheesesteak Potatoes

Craving a Philly cheesesteak but short on time? These Twice Baked Philly Cheesesteak Potatoes will satisfy that craving in no time!

First, quickly bake some russet potatoes until tender. While those are in the oven, whip up an easy homemade cheese whiz sauce. It’s so much better than the jarred stuff!

Then sauté up some peppers, onions and mushrooms for that classic cheesesteak filling. Stuff the potato shells with the cheesy whiz sauce, sautéed veggies and shaved steak.

Pop them back in the oven for just 10-15 minutes to melt everything together. The result is an ooey gooey, cheese-laden potato packed with all the iconic Philly cheesesteak flavors!

These make-ahead twice baked potatoes are the perfect game day treat. Grab a fork and dig in to all that melty, meaty goodness!

18.Chinese Beef Noodle Soup

This soup is really tasty and quick to make! It only takes 30 minutes.

First, you soak some rice noodles in hot water for a few minutes. Then, you mix together thin sliced beef with soy sauce, spices like garlic and ginger, and a little chili for some heat.

You fry the beef mixture quickly, then add beef broth, radish slices, mushrooms, and leafy greens like spinach. Let it all simmer for 20 minutes.

Put the soaked noodles in a bowl, and scoop the hot soup over the top. The noodles soak up all the yummy broth.

That’s it!

You get a warm, flavorful soup with tender beef, veggies, and slurpy noodles. It’s really easy and comes together so fast.

19.Copycat McDonald’s Steak Egg And Cheese Bagel

I’m a big fan of the McDonald’s Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel. It’s such a hearty and satisfying breakfast sandwich with fluffy eggs, melted cheese, grilled onions, and savory steak.

Unfortunately, it’s no longer on the menu, but now you can easily make it at home thanks to this copycat recipe!

What makes this recipe so special is the homemade creamy dill mustard sauce – it adds such a unique and delicious flavor. And the fact that it comes together in just a few simple steps is a total game-changer for busy mornings.

I made a batch last weekend and my family devoured them.

Honestly, they tasted even better than the original! If you’re looking for a hearty, flavorful breakfast (or lunch!) that you can whip up in a flash, this steak, egg, and cheese bagel is definitely worth trying.

20.Korean Beef Bibimbap (Mixed Rice Bowl)

Have you ever tried Korean Bibimbap? It’s one of my all-time favorite dishes!

It’s a complete meal in one bowl, packed with fresh veggies, savory marinated beef, and a fried egg on top.

Bibimbap translates to “mixed rice” and it’s exactly that – a delightful combination of sautéed vegetables, marinated shaved steak, kimchi, and a fried egg, all served over warm white rice.

With a cook time of just 35 minutes (plus some marinating time for extra flavorful beef), bibimbap is a craveable weeknight meal that’s sure to be a hit.

21.Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

I’ve got the perfect low-carb recipe when you’re craving a classic Philly cheesesteak but watching the carbs! These stuffed peppers pack all the iconic flavors into a bell pepper boat.

The filling is quick and easy – just sauteed mushrooms, onions, and shaved seasoned to perfection. Pop that savory mixture into a hollowed-out pepper, top with oozy provolone cheese, and bake until melty.

In just 40 minutes, you’ve got a delicious keto-friendly dinner on the table. No carb coma after this cheesesteak! The peppers provide a crisp, fresh veggie base to balance the rich filling.

22.Chinese Spicy Shaved Beef Bites

This dish is so simple to make, yet packs a punch of flavor that’ll have you going back for seconds (or thirds!).

You only need a handful of ingredients and minimal prep time to whip up this mouthwatering meal. Pair it with a side of rice and some Garlic Sesame Green Beans, Peppers, and Mushrooms for a dinner that’s sure to impress.

While a few Asian ingredients are needed, it includes easy substitutes so you can recreate this authentic Sichuan delight in your own kitchen.

23.Philly Cheesesteak Quesadilla

These Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas pack all the beefy, cheesy goodness of the classic sandwich into a crispy tortilla! I make them for my son all the time – they’re a big family favorite and come together in about 40 minutes!

The ribeye shaved steak gets nice and tender as it cooks with caramelized onions, bell peppers and mushrooms. Everything gets piled into a quesadilla with oozy provolone cheese before getting griddled to perfection.

Whether for a casual weeknight dinner or game day snacking, these meaty, cheesy quesadilla wedges always hit the spot. Serve them with your favorite dipping sauces and get ready for rave reviews!

24.Chimichurri Steak Flatbread Sandwich

There’s nothing quite like a gourmet sandwich you can whip up in minutes, and that’s exactly what this Chimichurri Steak Flatbread Sandwich delivers.

Tender shaved beef steak, bright and herbaceous chimichurri sauce, creamy garlic spread, peppery arugula, all piled onto a warm, fluffy flatbread – it’s a flavor explosion!

To make these sandwiches, simply sear the beef, warm the flatbreads until toasty, and assemble with a generous schmear of chimichurri and garlic sauce.

The arugula adds a fresh, peppery note that balances out the rich beef. In under 20 minutes, you’ve got a restaurant-quality sandwich to devour.

25.Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

This Philly Cheesesteak Casserole is the ultimate comfort food! It takes all the flavors you love in a classic cheesesteak and turns it into a hearty, cheesy casserole.

Shaved beef is cooked with tangy worcestershire, savory seasonings, and veggies ( bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms).

The cream cheese makes it rich and luscious, while a blanket of gooey provolone seals the deal.

Whether you need a crowd-pleasing potluck dish or a quick weeknight dinner, this versatile casserole has you covered. It comes together fast but tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen.

Serve it up with some roasted veggies on the side for a complete meal that will have everyone running to the table.

26.Shaved Steak Gyros

I’m a huge gyro fan, I could eat it all day long, but sometimes I just don’t have the time to make the traditional lamb and beef mixture from scratch. That’s where this quick and easy shaved steak gyro recipe comes in!

The shaved steak gets coated in Greek seasoning and cooked in a hot skillet until browned and delicious. While that’s happening, you’ll warm up some pita bread.

To assemble, stuff the pitas with the seasoned shaved steak, sliced onions, tomatoes, and a generous dollop of cool, creamy tzatziki sauce made with Greek yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, and dill.

I like cooking the gyro meat in my trusty cast iron skillet, but you can easily prepare this on the stovetop or a griddle too.

Any leftovers are fantastic over a green salad the next day. Just thin the tzatziki with a little lemon juice or buttermilk for an instant dressing.

27.Beef Banh-Mi Bowls

I’m obsessed with these Beef Banh Mi Bowls! They have all the mouthwatering flavors of my favorite Vietnamese sandwich, but in a convenient bowl.

Flavorful shaved steak, tangy pickled veggies & spicy sriracha mayo. This dish has all the tastes I love from banh mi but in an easy bowl format. Plus, it comes together in just 20 minutes!

Serve it all over cauliflower rice to keep things light yet satisfying. A drizzle of sriracha-spiked mayo takes the flavors over the top.

Whether you’re a banh mi fan or just love a great rice bowl, you’ve got to try this recipe! The bright flavors and textures are incredible.

28.Shaved Steak Tostadas

Rushed evenings call for quick and tasty meals, and these Shaved Steak Tostadas fit the bill perfectly.

The shaved steak cooks up in a mere 2 minutes in a hot cast iron skillet, making it perfect for a 30-minute meal.

For extra flavor, make a quick queso sauce by melting Velveeta Queso Blanco with chicken stock and a hint of spice.

Coupled with some canned enchilada sauce, this dish is loaded with Tex-Mex goodness.

29.Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls

These Philly cheesesteak egg rolls are the perfect marriage of two beloved classics.

The filling comes together in a snap – just sauté the veggies, brown the beef, and mix it all up with plenty of seasoning. Then wrap it in egg roll wrappers with sliced provolone cheese and fry until perfectly crunchy and golden brown.

Whether you’re hosting a party, watching the big game, or just want a creative appetizer, these easy fusion egg rolls deliver big flavor fast.

From start to finish, you can have them ready to devour in about 30 minutes. Serve them up with your favorite dipping sauce and watch them disappear!

30.Japanese Sliced Beef Curry – Coco Ichibanya Style

If you’re a fan of Japanese curry, you’re going to love this Coco Ichibanya style thin sliced beef curry!

While it may not be a traditional spicy curry, this Japanese version is smooth, slightly sweet, and oh-so-comforting.

Using shaved steak (I use ribeye sukiyaki) really makes this dish special. The meat cooks quickly and absorbs the flavors beautifully.

And the best part? It only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish!

To achieve that signature Coco Ichibanya taste, use a curry roux packet and add a few extra spices and a touch of honey.

Serve it over hot, fluffy white rice for an authentic Japanese curry experience.

31.Faux Pho

I love the complex, savory broth of traditional Vietnamese pho, but it takes days to develop those deep flavors. This “faux pho” captures a lot of the same tastes using a few shortcuts.

While it may not replace a trip to your favorite pho restaurant, it’s a delicious weeknight meal that comes together quickly. The key is getting a good char on the onions and ginger before simmering them with toasted spices, soy sauce, and beef broth.

Then pour the hot soup right over thinly sliced raw beef to cook it to tender. Pile in your favorite pho toppings like bean sprouts, jalapeños, lime, and fresh herbs.

In about an hour, you can be slurping comforting spoonfuls of aromatic broth, rice noodles, rare steak and bright garnishes.

Is it authentic pho? Definitely not.

But is it tasty? Oh pho sure!

32.Instant Pot French Dip Sandwich

Tender, juicy beef piled on a soft roll with melty cheese, tangy horseradish sauce, and caramelized onions – these Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches take an old classic to a whole new level!

It’s so quick and easy to make! Just throw the ingredients in your pressure cooker, and in 2 minutes you’ll have the most flavorful, drinkable au jus.

To assemble, toast the rolls, pile on the beef, provolone, and caramelized onions. Slather on some homemade creamy horseradish sauce and top it all off with a handful of crunchy kettle chips.

From start to finish, you can have this gourmet sandwich ready in about 15 minutes. Perfect for when you want an amazing meal without all the fuss.