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Saucy Instant Pot Mongolian beef in a bowl with fluffy rice and green onions.

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Asian


This quick Instant Pot Mongolian Beef recipe with a sweet ‘n savory sauce and broccoli is an at-home version of your favorite take-out.


  • 1 lb. tenderized flank steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 cups broccoli florets


  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup tamari sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon spicy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • Optional: top with sesame seeds and sliced green onions


  1. Turn your Instant Pot onto the Sauté setting and let it heat up.
  2. Add Sesame Oil to the Instant Pot.
  3. Next, add sliced flank steak to the Instant Pot and brown it. Once browned, remove beef from the Instant Pot and place on a plate.
  4. Next add the minced garlic and fresh ginger to your Instant Pot and sauté it for 1 minute. Then add in the tamari, water, spicy mustard, honey and sriracha. Stir until well combined
  5. Transfer the browned beef back to the Instant Pot. Seal the lid.
  6. Switch the Instant Pot over to the meat setting and cook it for 10 minutes.
  7. When it’s finished, use the the Quick Pressure Release method. Remove the lid once the pressure it completely released.
  8. Switch the Instant Pot back over to Sauté setting.
  9. To a small bowl add 2 tablespoons of the liquid from the Instant Pot and 1 tablespoon of arrowroot. Whisk together and pour back into Instant Pot. Then add in broccoli.
  10. Stir it constantly until the Mongolian Beef sauce is thickened.
  11. Serve your Mongolian Beef over cooked rice or cauliflower rice.
  12. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.


  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Calories: 264
  • Sugar: 11 g
  • Sodium: 1005 mg
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 70 mg