Instant Pot HK Tomato Beef

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Learn how to cook this Family-Friendly, Flavorful Instant Pot HK Tomato Beef! Saucy, comforting, deliciously satisfying meal that’s easy to make with few pantry staples ingredients. Save some yummy beefy tomato sauce over rice or pasta for your next meal.

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In such a special time like this, we’ve been cranking up our creative juices to develop some super easy to cook & comforting recipes where you only need minimal, easy to substitute, pantry ingredients. All of this yet still delicious & doesn’t compromise on flavors! 😀

So, we’re excited to share our first #CookingTogether with Amy + Jacky Recipe with you!

This HK Tomato Beef is inspired by a very popular Hong Kong comfort food, hence the name HK (Hong Kong) Tomato Beef.

You’ll love the very comforting blend of sweet-savory-tangy-beefy flavors that make it really easy & appetizing to eat!

This dish went down so quickly as we happily gobbled it all up one spoonful after another with a big satisfying smile.

It’s an incredibly easy and forgiving recipe. And we’ve purposefully developed this recipe to yield juicy tender beef with lots of yummy sauce to eat with rice, pasta, noodles…etc.

*Pro Tip: Be sure to cook enough rice or pasta to go with the yummy beefy sauce! 😉

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Time for cooking HK Tomato Beef in Instant Pot!

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Instant Pot HK Tomato Beef

Learn how to cook this Family-Friendly, Flavorful Instant Pot HK Tomato Beef! Saucy, comforting, deliciously satisfying meal that's easy to make with few pantry ingredients. Save some yummy beefy tomato sauce over rice or pasta for your next meal.
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Total: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 512kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

Ingredients 

Thickener:

  • 2 tablespoons (30g) cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) cold water

Optional Garnish:

  • 2 stalks green onions , finely sliced

Instructions

  • Brown Chuck Roast Steak: Heat up Instant Pot using "Sauté More" function. Wait until Instant Pot says "HOT".
    Pat dry the chuck roast steaks, then season one side generously with salt and black pepper. Drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil in inner pot, then ensure to coat the oil over whole bottom of the pot.
    Carefully place the seasoned side of chuck steaks in Instant Pot. Generously season the other side with salt and black pepper. Brown one side for 5 minutes before flipping over, then brown the other side for another 5 minutes. Remove browned chuck steaks, then set aside.
  • Saute Onion & Garlic: Add sliced onions in Instant Pot, saute for 3 minutes. Add in minced garlic and 3 tbsp (45g) tomato paste, saute for another minute.
  • Deglaze Instant Pot: Pour in 1 cup (250ml) unsalted chicken stock, then deglaze by scrubbing all the flavorful brown bits off the bottom with a wooden spoon. Give it a quick mix.
  • Pressure Cook Tomato Beef: Turn off the Instant Pot. Cut the browned chuck roast steaks into 1.5 inches thick cubes.
    Add 2 tbsp (30ml) regular soy sauce, 1 tbsp (19g) oyster sauce, and 1 tbsp (13g) white sugar in Instant Pot, then give it a quick mix. Place chuck roast cubes into the cooking liquid.
    *Pro Tip: Make sure the beef cubes are partially soaked in the liquid. Don't forget the meat juice! Layer the diced tomatoes on top - Do NOT mix!
    With Venting Knob in Venting Position, close the lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing Position. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 32 minutes, then 10 minutes Natural Release. After 10 minutes, release the remaining pressure by turning the Venting Knob to Venting position. Remove the lid carefully.
  • Season & Thicken Tomato Beef: Bring the Tomato Beef sauce mixture to a simmer with "Saute More" function. Taste and adjust seasoning by adding more salt (~1 - 2 large pinches of salt).
    Thicken Tomato Sauce: mix 2 tbsp (30g) cornstarch and 3 tbsp (45ml) cold water together, then stir the mixture into the tomato sauce one third at a time until desired thickness.
  • Garnish & Serve: Garnish HK Tomato Beef with finely sliced green onions. Serve & enjoy~
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Recipe Notes:

*Ingredients Substitutions: If you don't have some of the ingredients, here are some substitution suggestions.
  • Onion: substitute with 2 teaspoons onion powder.
  • Garlic: substitute with 1 teaspoon garlic powder.
  • Unsalted Chicken Stock: substitute with the same amount of cold water.
  • Cornstarch: substitute with flour or your favorite thickener.
  • Oyster Sauce & White Sugar are flavor enhancers and balancers, but they are optional if you don't have them on hand.
*Leftover Sauce Tip: The tasty leftover tomato sauce can easily be made into a pasta sauce for your next meal by adding some fresh veggies or ground meat.
*Rate Recipe: If you've tried the recipe, don't forget to Rate the Recipe in the Comments Section. Thank you!

Nutrition:

Calories: 512kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 946mg | Potassium: 1245mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 389IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 7mg
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Hong Kong
Keyword: instant pot tomato beef, tomato beef instant pot
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Step-by-Step Guide: Instant Pot HK Tomato Beef

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Here are the few simple pantry ingredients for cooking HK Tomato Beef in Instant Pot:

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Ingredients Substitutions

If you don’t have some of the ingredients, here are some substitution suggestions.

  • Onion: substitute with 2 teaspoons onion powder.
  • Garlic: substitute with 1 teaspoon garlic powder.
  • Unsalted Chicken Stock: substitute with the same amount of cold water.
  • Cornstarch: substitute with flour or your favorite thickener.
  • Oyster Sauce & White Sugar are flavor enhancers and balancers, but they are optional if you don’t have them on hand.

1

Brown Chuck Roast Steak


First, heat up Instant Pot Pressure Cooker using “Sauté More” function. Wait until the Instant Pot says “HOT”.

*Pro Tip: Make sure the Instant Pot is as hot as it can be in order to induce a Maillard reaction.

Pat dry the chuck roast steaks, then season one side generously with salt and black pepper.

Then, drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil in the inner pot, then ensure to coat the oil over the whole bottom of the pot.

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Carefully place the seasoned side of chuck steaks in Instant Pot. Then, generously season the other side with salt and black pepper.

Brown one side for 5 minutes before flipping over, then brown the other side for another 5 minutes.

Finally, remove the browned chuck steaks, then set aside.

2

Saute Onion and Garlic


Now, add sliced onions in Instant Pot, then saute for 3 minutes.

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Then, add minced garlic and 3 tbsp (45g) tomato paste in Instant Pot, and saute for another minute. 

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3

Deglaze Instant Pot


Pour in 1 cup (250ml) unsalted chicken stock, then deglaze by scrubbing all the flavorful brown bits off the bottom with a wooden spoon. Give it a quick mix.

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4

Pressure Cook Tomato Beef


Now, turn off the Instant Pot (press “Cancel” button).

Cut the browned chuck roast steaks into 1.5 inches thick cubes.

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Add 2 tbsp (30ml) regular soy sauce, 1 tbsp (19g) oyster sauce, and 1 tbsp (13g) white sugar in Instant Pot, then give it a quick mix.

Then, place chuck roast cubes into the cooking liquid.

*Pro Tip: Make sure the beef cubes are partially soaked in the liquid. Don’t forget the meat juice!

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Layer the diced tomatoes on top – Do NOT mix! (as shown in below photo)

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With Venting Knob in Venting Position, close the lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing Position.

  • Pressure Cooking Method: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 32 minutes, then 10 minutes Natural Release

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After 10 minutes, release the remaining pressure by turning the Venting Knob to Venting position.

Remove the lid carefully.

5

Season & Thicken Tomato Beef


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First, bring the yummy Tomato Beef sauce mixture to a simmer with the “Saute More” function.

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Then, taste and adjust the seasoning by adding more salt (roughly 1 – 2 large pinch of salt).

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Thicken Tomato Sauce: mix 2 tbsp (30g) cornstarch and 3 tbsp (45ml) cold water together, then stir the mixture into the tomato sauce one third at a time until desired thickness.

6

Garnish & Serve HK Tomato Beef


Garnish HK Tomato Beef with finely sliced green onions and serve.

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Enjoy this easy yet tasty HK Tomato Beef dinner over rice, pasta, or your favorite side dishes! 🙂

*Pro Tip: You will be left with a large amount of the tasty beefy tomato sauce. You can add some fresh veggies or ground meat to make it into a delicious pasta sauce for your next meal.

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Lynda

Hi Amy and Jacky. I made thus recipe last night and served on rice with some sautéed carrot and broccoli…for sure I’ll be following your site, trying other recipes and making this one again. I’m in Newfoundland Canada and we are so far faring well. BTW your voice is relaxing…listening to you is like a meditation experience…thanks so much and stay safe!5 stars

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Gord

The recipe says 2-3 lbs. beef (710 grams)
2 lbs.=907 grams
3 lbs.=1,360.5 grams
Three pounds is nearly double 710 grams. That’s a huge difference. So how much beef should I use?
I have an Instant Pot Viva.

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ANNE MCCUSKER

Absolutely one of the best flavored recipes in my Instant Pot! Don’t hesitate to make this easy, few ingredient recipe! Soo tasty!5 stars

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Machelle

This is an amazing dish. I doubled the sauce and was not disappointed. I left the sugar out when I made it. Next time I may add some chili’s for a little heat. I didn’t want to stop eating it because of the amazing flavor.5 stars

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Pamela

If I halve the beef portion, how should I adjust the pressure cooking time?

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marjorie

Hi, I’m new to instant pot cooking and so happy to find all these recipes. I wrongly bought sirloin tip roast instead of chuck roast. Can I use sirloin tip roast for the dish? will it turn out to be too tough? I am using Instant Pot Viva 6 qt bought in Canada.

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Riki

I rarely ever comment on recipes, but I just had to for this one. I made it for supper last night and it was so delicious! I served it with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli, but I can’t wait to try it with rice or noodles.

Thank you for a wonderful recipe.5 stars

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Durwin

Love your videos, They are always so present. Every recipes I try of yours is so good Thanks. I’m using The Ninja pressure cooker

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Kat

My mom used to make something like this with soft scrambled eggs. Do you have a recipe for that? Or, can you modify this recipe adding eggs? Thank you! Your recipes are delicious!

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Lesley

Hi Amy and Jacky!! Thanks so much for another great recipe!! I’ve made many recipes from your site and every single one always turns out delicious!!! Thanks for keeping the recipes and ingredients simple and yummy!!! Keep the new recipes coming!!5 stars

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