When you mix it all together you will notice the chicken start to shred with very little effort. Dark chocolate is full of MUFAs; studies show eating a diet high in these healthy fats can rev your metabolism to burn fat and calories. The other part is because I have an Instant Pot Pressure cooker so meals like this are a cinch! You can do this option before you put the stuffing in the mix. If you cook them after they will not cook as much and be extra crunchy. The hardest part is the cleanup!
Easy Pressure Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe Instructions:
I needed to be able to control the amount of salt in the ingredients. The other part is because I have an Instant Pot Pressure cooker so meals like this are a cinch! The hardest part is the cleanup! Start by slicing the meat against the grain in thin slices. Dice the onion and cut the fresh broccoli. You want all of these things done before you get started. In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, beef broth, garlic and ginger.
I hardly ever use ginger so I used the powdered ginger spice instead of the fresh. I accidentally added the starch before and my pressure cooker never came to pressure because there was not enough liquid to make it work. Add about 3 tablespoons of olive oil or peanut oil to your pressure cooker and saute the onions until they are translucent in color. Add the meat combined with the liquid marinade to the pressure cooker and set it on manual high pressure for 10 minutes.
The quick release the pressure value. Use a fork or a whisk to make sure the cornstarch is well combined. I find it easier to combine cornstarch in hot liquid. If you prefer, you can use warm water also.
Add the mixture back into the pressure cooker and stir. You will notice the liquid begin to thicken as it sits. Place the pound of broccoli in the microwave on high for about 5 minutes with 1 cup of water. This will steam it to the perfect consistency. Works for both frozen and fresh broccoli. Drain the water from the broccoli and mix it in to the beef mixture in your pressure cooker.
The beef and broccoli is done and ready to serve over rice! I personally love to use a chuck roast in this recipe. I have two pressure cookers so I had rice cooking in the other one at the same time. Rice is super simple in the pressure cooker. Cook it on manual high pressure for exactly 3 minutes and then natural release it for another 10 minutes. Perfect rice every single time! Sometimes I replace the water with broth. I used the rest of the beef broth in my rice for this recipe.
I love that I can use a low sodium soy sauce and still have this dish come out tasting amazing! I tend to skip the take out and make my own from now on! Now if you like that recipe, you should see how we made some Lobster Tails in our pressure cooker! Don't add the starch until the very end. It's okay, I'm happy to share my failures with you so that you don't make the same mistakes I do Add this liquid mixture to the meat strips.
I've done it both ways and it hardly makes a difference. It's two cups of water per one cup of rice. Beef, chicken or vegetable broth depending on what dish I'm making. The sauce is phenomenal. Made this tonight as per the instructions and it was phenomenal. I usually try a recipe as written and then modify it if needed or see what others may have changed, but this was perfect as is.
I did serve it over buttered egg noodles though. The whole family loved it. I have a regular pressure cooker and the times crossed over perfectly. This will definitely go into my keeper quick meal selection. This meal is in my pressure cooker as I type. Also why is sesame oil in your pictures and not the recipe? One study found that women who ate three pears a day consumed fewer calories and lost more weight than those who didn't.
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