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Instant Pot Ground Beef Bulgogi

Have you ever had bulgogi before? It’s a Korean dish that’s typically made by grilling marinated slices of beef. It’s absolutely delicious. I decided to make an easier version of bulgogi at home using ground beef – and it turned out incredible!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 inch knob ginger, minced
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • cup coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black paper

For later…

  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds


  • Add the oil, garlic, and ginger to the Instant Pot. Press the sauté button and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the ground beef to the pot and cook until mostly brown.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the pot and mix well.
  • Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 10 minutes at high pressure.
  • Open the valve to quick-release pressure.
  • If the meat released a lot of liquid, press the sauté button to boil off any extra liquid.
  • Stir the green onions, sesame oil and sesame seeds into the pot and serve.
Keyword Beef