Instant Pot Mongolian Beef Recipe

Making Mongolian beef using your Instant Pot is super easy and requires little preparation beforehand. Follow this recipe for melty Mongolian beef for any occasion.

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef Recipe

Instant Pot Mongolian Beef is super quick to make in the Instant Pot following this recipe.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 people


  • 1.5 pounds Flank Steak
  • 1 clove garlic Minced.
  • 1 whole carrot Shredded.
  • 1 whole Green Onion Sliced for a garnish.
  • 3/4 cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons water For thickening sauce.
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch For thickening sauce.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Fresh and minced.


  • The first step is to slice up the flank steak so it is in small strips.
  • Grab a small bowl and combine the garlic, oil, sugar, ginger, soy sauce, and water.
  • Pour this mixture into the Instant Pot. Add in the beef strips and your shredded carrots.
  • Mix all of this together so the beef is covered in the sauce.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the valve.
  • Press "Manual" on the Instant Pot. Cook on the high pressure setting for 8 minutes.
  • Naturally release the pressure for abotu 10 minutes. After that, you can quick release the pressure.
  • In another bowl, add the water and cornstarch together. Move the Instant Pot to "Saute" and add this mixture in.
  • Let this come to a boil for about 2 minutes.
  • You can now serve your Mongolian beef.

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