Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

15-Minute Instant Pot Mongolian Beef (Easy Pressure Cooker Recipe)

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  1. Place the beef slices in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, pinch of salt and pinch of black pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant pot and let stand until screen reads “HOT”.
  4. Add the oil and brown the beef in batches.
  5. Add the brown sugar, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, 1 cup of water, rice wine and red pepper flakes and stir to combine.
  6. Close and seal the Instant pot.
  7. Turn the venting knob to SEALING.
  8. Press PRESSURE COOK button and check to make sure the pressure level shows as “High” on the display.
  9. Adjust the timer to 6 minutes.
  10. When finished cooking, let the pressure come down naturally for 10 minutes, then quick release the rest of the pressure.
  11. Open the lid.
  12. In a small bowl combine the 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and ¼ cup of water.
  13. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant pot.
  14. Add the cornstarch mixture and stir to combine.
  15. Cook, stirring frequently, until the sauce has thickened to your liking.
  16. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  17. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onions and serve with rice.

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