Instant Pot Mongolian Beef – Perfect for Beginners

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But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

Alright. This Instant Pot Mongolian Beef is incredible and one of the easiest recipes. If you are new to the Instant Pot, this will look love you are professional at it! ha ha.

Usually when I think of Mongolian Beef, I think that the recipe would be hard, when in reality, it is so simple!

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Find the recipe here:

2 pounds flank steak, cut into 1/4″ strips
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup water
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons water
3 green onions, sliced into 1-inch pieces

put oil in the cooking pot and saute. When oil begins to sizzle, brown meat in batches until all meat is browned. Transfer meat to a plate when browned.
Add the garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add soy sauce, 1/2 cup water, brown sugar, and ginger. Stir to combine.
Add browned beef.
Push the Manual or Pressure Cook Button.
Set timer for 11 minutes.
When beep sounds turn pressure cooker off and use a fast pressure release. When valve drops carefully remove the lid.
Combine the cornstarch and 3 tablespoons water, whisking until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to the sauce in the pot stirring constantly.
Push the Saute button and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sauce thickens. Stir in green onions. Serve over Rice.

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