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Instant Pot Mongolian Beef – Traditional Version

Whether you are short on time, patience or both, this Instant Pot Mongolian Beef makes for a quick, stress-free dinner. Tender strips of flank steak are marinated in an umami-rich brown sugared soy sauce to yield a decadently savory meal that is easy to make.
4 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Instant Pot Mongolian Beef – Traditional Version

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds Flank Steak, Sliced
  • ¼ cups Cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoons peel and mince Ginger, Fresh
  • ¾ cups Soy Sauce
  • ¾ cups Brown Sugar
  • ½ cups grate Carrot
  • Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • ¾ cups Water
  • ⅓ cups dice Green Onion (Scallion)

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. **Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
  2. Coat flank steak with cornstarch.
  3. Combine olive oil, ginger, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, carrots and green onions and add to inner pot.
  4. Place flank steak in inner pot.
  5. Lock cover into place and seal steam nozzle.
  6. Set on meat/stew setting or set manually for 35 minutes.
  7. Naturally release pressure for 5 minutes and quick release remaining pressure.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Coat steak with cornstarch.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and divide among indicated number of round freezer containers.
  3. Divide steak into freezer containers. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. **Depending on your container size/shape and your serving size, you may need to adjust cooking times given as it is based on 4 servings frozen in a 64 ounce container.**
  2. Place frozen contents into inner pot. Saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add water, lock cover into place and seal steam nozzle.
  4. Set on meat/stew setting or manually set for 35 minutes total.
  5. Naturally release pressure for 5 minutes and quick release remaining pressure.

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