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  • Author: Nancy
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Instantpot
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Taiwanese


滷牛腱 Braised beef shank is an easy dish to eat as a snack or paired with noodles or green onion pancakes 蔥油餅!



  • 2 lbs 牛腱 beef shanks
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 3 whole star anise
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 shallot, cut into chunks
  • 1 small piece of rock sugar
  • 1 L water
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp Broad Bean Paste (dou ban jiang)
  • 2 Thai chilies (optional)
  • 1 packet of Gia Vi Nau Pho (Pho Hoa) Beef Noodle Soup Spices
  • 4 tbsp cooking wine
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil


  1. Blanch beef shank in boiling hot water for approximately 5 minutes to remove impurities.
  2. Rinse under a cold bath.
  3. Cut the shank in half (depending how long it is to fit into InstantPot).
  4. Add cooking oil in Instant Pot and press Saute Mode.
  5. Add garlic, shallots and star anise when Instant Pot displays “hot”.
  6. Add shank and brown the meat.
  7. Add in remaining ingredients.
  8. Cook in Pressure Cooking Mode for 30 minutes.
  9. Release pressure.
  10. Place in freezer for 20 minutes or fridge for 1 hour so the meat tightens. This will help to give you nice looking slices later.
  11. Slice beef shank thinly.
  12. Set aside; Served alone as snack or with rice or soup noodles.

Keywords: beef shank, 滷牛腱, 蔥油餅, instantpot recipes, taiwanese, chinese

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