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Instant Pot Ginger Beef

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Quick and easy instant pot ginger beef recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in 30 minutes. Tender sirloin steak strips are coated in sweet and spicy sesame ginger sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword beef stir fry, chinese takeout recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 263
Author Abeer Rizvi


  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 pound Sirloin steak Cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 1/3 cup Beef broth Low sodium
  • 3 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
  • 2-3 tbsp Ginger Freshly grated, Adjust according to your preference
  • 2 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha sauce Adjust according to your preference
  • 1-2 tsp Hoisin sauce Adjust according to your preference
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch Dissolved in 2 tbsp water
  • 1-2 cups Bok choy Washed, Patted dry, Roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds Toasted, For garnish, Optional


  • Turn Instant Pot to "Sauté" mode and heat sesame oil and olive oil.
  • Add steak and cook for 1-2 minutes until no longer pink.
  • Add soy sauce, broth, brown sugar, vinegar, ginger, garlic, Sriracha sauce, hoisin sauce, salt, pepper and mix until combined.
  • Be sure to scrape the bottom of the pot with your wooden spoon to loosen browned bits of meat.
  • Put the lid on and turn the the valve to “Sealing.”
  • Select “Manual” mode and set the timer for 10 minutes.
  • When the cook time is over, turn valve to “Venting” and do a quick pressure release. 
  • Remove lid and turn on the "Saute" mode.
  • Add cornstarch slurry and bok choy and mix until combined.
  • Continue cooking uncovered until sauce is thickened to your desired consistency.
  • Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave. 


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 1308mg | Potassium: 522mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 792IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3mg