Savory Korean Beef & Rice
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Rice Mixture:
  • 1 1/2cups long grain white ricerinsed
  • 1 1/2cups Water
  • 2tbsp butter
Beef Mixture:
  • 1 1/2lbs ground beefpreferably 93% lean
  • 6cloves garlicminced
  • 1/3cup soy sauce
  • 1/3cup Water
  • 1/3cup brown sugar
  • 1tbsp ginger rootgrated
  • 1tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2tsp white pepper
  • 1/4tsp cayenneor to taste
For Garnish:
  • Sliced green onions and sesame seedsfor garnish
  1. Combine Rice Mixture ingredients in an IP-friendly casserole. Set aside.
  2. Add ground beef to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  3. Brown the meat until no pink remains, breaking up as you go. Drain any liquids.
  4. Add remaining Beef Mixture ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. Insert a steam rack or riser and carefully lower casserole onto the riser.
  6. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  7. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 8 minutes.
  8. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  9. Carefully remove the casserole from the pot and fluff rice with a fork.
  10. Remove the riser and stir the beef mixture. Serve beef over rice garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.