Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef is a must for Family Take Out. This spicy tender cut of meat made Mongolian style with this easy Instant Pot Recipe.
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Course: Entree, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Chinese, Mongolian
Keyword: Chinese Take Out, Mongolian Beef
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: 4 People


  • 1 lb Flank Steak
  • 1/3 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Beef Broth
  • 1 Tbs Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tsp Ginger
  • Red Pepper Flakes *optional
  • 2 Tbs Corn Starch
  • 2 Tsp water
  • 3 Green Onions Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Carrots Slivered
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs garlic
  • 1 Tbs Sesame Seeds *Optional Garnish


  • Slice Flank steak against the grain at an angle into thin slices. Cut each slice into large pieces.
  • In a separate bowl combine Soy Sauce, Brown Sugar, Beef Broth, Hoisin Sauce, Sesame Sauce, ginger and Red Pepper Flakes. Set Aside.
  • Heat Instant Pot to Saute' and allow to get hot. Add olive Oil, and garlic
  • Add sliced meat and cook for 90 seconds per side. Turn Instant Pot off.
  • Add liquid mixture to Instant Pot and Beef. Stir.
  • Set to Manual for 4 minutes and Quick Release (QR).
  • In a separate bowl combine Cornstarch and water to make a slurry.
  • Add slurry to Instant Pot and heath through while stirring. Sauce will thicken.
  • Add Julienne carrots and close lid for 1 minute. Garnish with Green onions and sesame seeds. Serve over rice, fresh steamed vegetables, or noodles.