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AIP Pressure Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe
At first glance, Chinese food doesn’t look like a good match for AIP, with rice, noodles, and tofu. But the truth is, with a few exceptions that need to substituted (I’m looking at you soy sauce), many of the foundational ingredients of Chinese cuisine are already AIP friendly. If you need convincing, look no further than this AIP Pressure Cooker Beef and Broccoli recipe. It delivers the craveable taste you’d expect from Chinese takeout, in under a half hour, with only one speciality ingredient, which you probably already have in your cabinets. It’s a no brainer weeknight meal that you’ll find yourself making again and again!
Stocking Your AIP-Friendly Pantry for Asian Flavors
Like every other cuisine around the world, Asian food has complex dishes and simple dishes. While you may need a lot of speciality ingredients for some, you can get easy asian flavors in your kitchen with just a few ingredients. Below are three must have ingredients for your AIP Asian pantry.
- Coconut Aminos – This AIP-friendly substitute for soy sauce is soy-free.
- Ginger – Ginger is a great way to add spice with an Asian twist.
- Garlic – Garlic is a pantry staple in a lot of cuisines, but you can’t beat the combo of ginger and garlic!
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More Pressure Cooker AIP Meals to Save You Time
When it comes to getting a healthy clean meal on the table for dinner on a weeknight, your pressure cooker can be a real lifesaver. Whether it’s a hearty stew or tender braised meat, you can eat like it’s the weekend any day of the week with these AIP-friendly recipes.
Or check out all of our AIP Pressure Cooker recipes for even more ideas!
In only 20 minutes you can have a clean version of this Chinese classic.
- 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) of olive oil
- 14 oz (400 g) of beef sirloin, cut into bite-size pieces
- 1 teaspoon (2 g) of ginger paste (or minced fresh ginger)
- 1 teaspoon (2 g) of garlic paste (or 1 minced garlic clove)
- 1/2 cup (120 ml) of beef broth
- 1 ½ Tablespoons (23 ml) of coconut aminos
- 1/2 head (8 oz or 225 g) of broccoli, broken into small florets
- Salt, to taste
- Sliced green onion, to garnish
- Add the olive oil to the pressure cooker. Add the beef to the pressure cooker and saute until browned. Add the ginger paste and garlic paste to the pressure cooker and saute for about 30 seconds. Add the beef broth, coconut aminos, and broccoli florets to the pressure cooker and stir to combine.
- Place the lid on the pressure cooker and secure to close. Set the pressure cooker to cook for 10 minutes. Allow the pressure to release naturally before carefully removing the lid.
- Use a slotted spoon to remove the beef and broccoli from the pressure cooker and set aside. Reduce the liquid in the pressure cooker by half to create the sauce. Season with salt, to taste.
- Divide the beef and broccoli between 2 plates and drizzle with equal amounts of sauce. Garnish each plate with the sliced green onions.
All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.
- Calories: 635
- Sugar: 2 g
- Fat: 49 g
- Carbohydrates: 8 g
- Fiber: 4 g
- Protein: 37 g