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Instant Pot Mongolian Beef

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins

Quick and easy instant pot Mongolian beef recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in 30 mins. Tender beef slices are coated in a sweet soy ginger garlic sauce.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: homemade mongolian beef
Calories: 676 kcal
Author: Abeer Rizvi


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/3 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Freshly grated
  • 1.5 pounds Beef Thinly sliced, I used flank steak but you can also use  flank steak or top round beef, sirloin, skirt steak, or even New York strip
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 1/2 cup Water Low sodium
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup Green onions Chopped
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds For garnish


  1. Turn Instant Pot to “Saute”mode and heat oil.

  2. Add onion, garlic, ginger and saute for 2-3 minutes until garlic and ginger are fragrant.

  3. Add beef, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, hoisin sauce, red chili flakes and mix everything together.

  4. Put the lid on and turn up the the valve to “Sealing.” Select “Meat/Stew” mode or "High Pressure" mode and set the timer for 10 minutes.

  5. When the cook time is over, let the pressure release naturally.

  6. Then, open lid and mix in green onions.

  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Mongolian Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 676 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 122mg41%
Sodium 2305mg96%
Potassium 652mg19%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 37g41%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 199IU4%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.