Instant Pot Sweet And Sour Beef Shanks

Sweet and sour beef shanks with tarragon and wine is a delicious and hearty meal. It gives a delightful taste to the mouth.

5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Sweet And Sour Beef Shanks

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ sauce, BEEF SHANKS, EVOO, mushrooms, Sweet And Sour Beef Shanks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 245 kcal


  • 6 thick beef shanks
  • 3 celery ribs finely chopped
  • 8 white button mushrooms
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cup red wine
  • 3 sprigs rosemary
  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • 2 tbsp black pepper corns
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  1. Tie together springs of rosemary, pepper corns and bay leaf.

  2. Finely rub salt and pepper on the meat and fry it for 10 minutes in olive oil.

  3. Put the meat shanks in an instant pot.

  4. Sauté all the vegetables in one teaspoon of oil

  5. Add BBQ sauce, tomato paste and garlic in it and cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce becomes dark.

  6. Add wine into it and cook for another 6 minutes

  7. Put the remaining ingredients and this blend into an instant pot

  8. Adjust the pressure on manual “High” and cook for 20 minutes.

  9. Release the pressure naturally.

  10. Serve with the topping of lemon chunks and sweet chili sauce and garlic.

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