Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli - an easy Chinese takeout favorite perfect for busy weeknights. Best of all, the melt in your mouth beef cooks up in your pressure cooker and in delicious in a rich and savory sauce.
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1-1/4lbsboneless beef chuck roast or flank steaksliced thinly across the grain
1/8teaspoonsea salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepperor to taste
1/4 - 1/2teaspoonred pepper chili flake or Srirachaoptional
2-1/2Tablespoonscornstarch plus 3 tablespoons waterarrowroot starch for paleo
Season beef with salt, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil. Add olive oil to the Instant Pot and press the SAUTE button. Once the Instant Pot is hot, sear the beef for 1-2 minutes until brown (cook in batches as needed) then add garlic and ginger.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the beef broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, brown sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil and chili flakes (if using). Pour over beef.
PRESS Cancel, then press MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK on HIGH. Set to 6 minutes and cover with lid. Turn heating valve to SEAL.
Meanwhile, place broccoli in a microwave-safe bowl with 1/4 cup water. Microwave 2 – 3 minutes until broccoli is tender.
Quick release the pressure of the Instant Pot after the beef is cooked and there is a beeping to tell you it's done.
Carefully open the lid and whisk together the cornstarch and water to create a slurry in a small bowl. Stir into the Instant Pot and press SAUTE. Add the broccoli and cook until sauce has thickened and broccoli is hot.
Adjust seasonings and sprinkle with sesame seeds, green onions. Serve hot with your favorite sides - rice, noodles, zoodles, cauliflower rice or quinoa.
Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 354Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Vitamin A 515IU10%
Vitamin C 71.5mg87%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.