Russian Garlicky Beef and Rice
By :Chop Secrets
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Votes: 5
Rating: 4.6
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Course Dinner
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Kid-Friendly, Meat, Rice & Pastas
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Beef, Brown Rice, Garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings
6 - 8 servings
Ingredients
Russian Garlicky Beef and Rice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lb Beef Stew Meat cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
Seasoning Mixture:
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
Rice Mixture:
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 cups brown rice rinsed
  • 2 whole heads garlic unpeeled, top 1/3 removed to expose cloves
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup chopped italian parsley optional
Course Dinner
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Kid-Friendly, Meat, Rice & Pastas
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Beef, Brown Rice, Garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings
6 - 8 servings
Ingredients
Russian Garlicky Beef and Rice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lb Beef Stew Meat cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
Seasoning Mixture:
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
Rice Mixture:
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 cups brown rice rinsed
  • 2 whole heads garlic unpeeled, top 1/3 removed to expose cloves
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup chopped italian parsley optional
Votes: 5
Rating: 4.6
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Instructions
  1. Add olive oil to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTÉ function and adjust to HIGH or MORE .
  2. When oil gets hot, brown the meat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add butter and onion to the pot and Sauté until onion is soft, 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add carrots and Seasoning Mixture ingredients and cook for 5 minutes more, using a wooden spoon to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  5. Add bay leaves, then spread rinsed rice in an even layer over the top of the vegetables--do not stir.
  6. Push garlic heads, cut side down, into the rice until they are halfway submerged.
  7. Slowly pour the hot water directly over the garlic cloves to soften.
  8. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL , then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  9. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 30 minutes.
  10. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  11. Carefully remove the garlic heads and set aside. Remove bay leaves bay leaves and discard. Stir rice mixture to combine.
  12. Squeeze the garlic cloves back into the pot, add chopped parsley (optional) and stir to combine. Serve warm
Recipe Notes

The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.

4 replies
  1. ZanderFlaga
    ZanderFlaga says:

    My husband is Russian/Polish, so I made this for him (I don’t eat red meat). He said that the flavor was delicious but there was way too much rice compared to meat. He definitely wants it again, but would cut the amount of rice in half…or add double the meat!

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