Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

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The most popular Instant Pot recipe! Much better than take-out! Feel free to upgrade and add mushrooms, bell peppers and anything you like.


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 482kcal


  • 1 1/2 lb chuck roast or flank steak sliced into thin strips
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 pound broccoli cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch


  • Put canola oil in the Instant Pot and select “Saute”.
  • When the oil is ready, brown the meat in batches.
  • Stir in the beef broth, garlic, soy sauce, brown sugar and sesame oil. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Lock the lid in place. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. Make sure the valve is set to the sealing position.
  • When the cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release. (Set the valve to the venting position and when the valve drops, carefully remove the lid)
  • Add the cornstarch and water mixture and stir until smooth.
  • Select “saute”, add the broccoli and stir a bit.
  • Close the Instant Pot and let the broccoli cook for 3 minutes (fresh) or 5 minutes (frozen) on saute (no need for pressure cooking).
  • Open the lid, serve and enjoy!

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