• October 22, 2021

 Prep Time: 15 minutes            Cooking Time: 20 minutes           Servings: 6 people

Nutritional Value: kcal: 453, Fat: 23 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 34 g

Korean Ground Beef

For a complete dinner, serve this sweet & spicy recipe over rice, on lettuce

wraps, on a bun, or even rice noodles. Feel free to sprinkle sesame seeds and

freshly chopped lemongrass on top.


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 8 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1” ginger, minced or grated
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

For Rice:

  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 2 cups long-grained rice, rinsed
  • ½ teaspoon salt


1. First, preheat the Instant pot by pressing the sauté feature. Then, once the word HOT appears, add the ground beef & sauté until just browned. Feel free to drain the grease, if required.

2. Add sesame oil followed by ginger, garlic, soy sauce, pepper, water and brown sugar.

3. Next, insert a high trivet.

4. Rinse the rice until water runs clear & add rice, salt & water to a 6 to 7”pan; set the pan over the trivet.

5. Close & lock the lid to its place; pressure cook for 4 minutes, on manual setting.

6. Wait for 10 minutes and let the pressure to release naturally then perform a quick release feature to get rid of the leftover pressure.

7. Remove the pan with rice & the trivet as well. Serve hot & enjoy.

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