Skip to Content

Easy Instant Pot Asian Beef

Thanks for sharing!

This post contains affiliate links. I make a commission from sales. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. For more information, read my disclosure policy.

Instant Pot Asian beef is perfect for a quick and easy family meal. Full of flavor and makes great leftovers too.

instant pot Asian ground beef in a bowl.
Delicious bowl of Asian beef

Love my Instant Pot Asian beef recipe? Try my Instant Pot Vegetable Fried Rice and my Instant Pot Chicken Curry for more great dinner ideas.

Skip the takeout and make this Instant Pot Asian beef recipe in the comfort of your own home. It’s easy to make in the Instant Pot and it doesn’t take long to cook, which makes it a great family meal for busy evenings.

It’s made with ground beef which makes it cost effective too!

What Are The Benefits Of Eating Ground Beef?

Beef is extremely high in protein – providing approximately 26 grams per ever 3.5 ounces. It is also a great source of vitamins and minerals, including B12, zinc, selenium, iron, niacin, and vitamin B6.

prepared Asian ground beef in a bowl.
Tasty bowl of Asian beef

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Makes a great family meal.
  • Easy, mostly pantry ingredients.
  • Makes great leftovers for another night.

Ingredients

  • 90/10 Ground Beef
  • Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • Dark Brown Sugar
  • White Onion
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Minced Garlic
  • Garlic Chili Sauce
  • Sesame Oil
  • Spring Onions
  • Olive Oil
  • Sesame Seeds

How To Make This Recipe

four image process making instant pot Asian beef.
Instant pot asian beef process

Step 1:

Place olive oil, ground beef, onion into the Instant Pot. Push the sauté button and cook until beef is browned.

Step 2:

While the ground beef is cooking, add the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and garlic chili sauce to mixing bowl. Whisk well.

Step 3:

Pour soy sauce mixture over ground beef and cook until the sauce thickens around the beef.

Step 4:

Diced tops of spring onions and set aside for topping. Cut the bottoms of the spring onions into halves and toss into the Instant Pot and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 5:

Serve beef over rice topped with sesame seeds and spring onions.

Asian beef in a bowl.
Ready to eat bowl of Asian beef

How Do I Store Leftover Asian Beef?

Place cooled beef in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Can I Freeze Leftover Asian Beef?

Yes! Place the cooled beef in a freezer safe container or freezer safe bag. Properly stored it will last for 3-4 months in the freezer.

You can also find my FREE Instant Pot cheat sheets here.

Yield: 6 Servings

Easy Instant Pot Asian Beef

Easy Instant Pot Asian Beef

Instant Pot Asian beef is perfect for a quick and easy family meal. Full of flavor and makes great leftovers too.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds 90/10 ground beef
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
  • 1 bundle spring onions
  • Sesame seeds for topping, optional

Instructions

1. Place olive oil, ground beef, onion into the Instant Pot. Push the sauté button and cook until beef is browned.

2. While the ground beef is cooking, add the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and garlic chili sauce to mixing bowl. Whisk well.

3. Pour soy sauce mixture over ground beef and cook until the sauce thickens around the beef.

4. Diced tops of spring onions and set aside for topping. Cut the bottoms of the spring onions into halves and toss into the Instant Pot and sauté for 2 minutes.

5. Serve beef over rice topped with sesame seeds and spring onions.

Notes

The Instant Pot needs to come to pressure before the cooking time starts, similar to an oven that needs to preheat. The cooking time doesn't actually start until pressure builds, which can take anywhere from 5-15 minutes, sometimes longer depending on how full the pot is and how much liquid there is inside. Once it reaches pressure the Instant Pot will beep, and the cook time will begin to count down. Please, make sure to consider that extra time when planning your meal.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 388Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1257mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 33g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

Other Instant Pot Recipes You’ll Love

15 Bean and Ham Soup

Green Split Pea Soup

Loaded Potato Soup

Chicken Burrito Bowls

signature

Kathryn Donangelo

Monday 4th of January 2021

I can NOT wait to try this easy Asian Beef recipe. The looks sooo much better than takeout!

simplylowcal

Monday 4th of January 2021

Thanks, Kathryn! I hope you enjoy it. :)

Toni

Monday 4th of January 2021

This is so tasty and comforting! Such a perfect meal for weeknights cause it is so easy to make, too!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 6th of January 2021

Thanks, Toni. :)

Skip to Recipe