Braised Beef Shank
Serve this wonderful cold dish to anyone! It is popular in many areas of China and well loved by all tasters!
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 2 – 2 1/2pounds beef shank
Marinade Ingredients
  • 2teaspoons peppercorns
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1teaspoon sugar
  • 3tablespoons light soy sauce
Sauce Ingredients
  • 2teaspoons salt
  • 2teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2cup light soy sauce
  • 3tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 3 clovers
  • 2 anise
  • 1 1/2teaspoons cumin
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1tablespoon jasmine green tea
  • 2teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2teaspoon Gingerfresh and shredded
  • 2 green onionschopped
  • 5cups Water
  1. Put the beef shank and marinade ingredients into a Zip-Lock bag or food container, seal it, shake well and place in a fridge for one day.
  2. Rinse off peppercorns and place beef shank in the Instant Pot along with all ingredients.
  3. Close the lid, and turn the pressure valve to the “Sealing” position. Press the [Pressure Cook] button and set to 35 minutes of cooking time.
  4. When it is done, wait another 10 minutes. Slowly release the pressure then open the lid. Take out the cooked beef shank and place into a clean container. Chill for 4 hours, slice and serve.