How to Make Pepper Steak at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Pepper steak is a stir-fried Chinese American dish. The dish traces its first evidence of existence to America in 1948. Pepper Steak is the most perfect dish for dinner at your home. It can be served alongside cooked rice and can be cooked quickly.

Pepper steak is cooked on all weekends at my home and is also the cynosure during our get-togethers. My mom cooks it perfectly and we are always in awe of her capability to make Pepper steak quickly. This scrumptious dish would surely become your favourite once you know how to make Pepper Steak at your home.

So, in this article, I will be telling you how to make Pepper Steak at your home. Now, without further ado, let’s check out the Pepper Steak Recipe.

Ingredients required for Pepper Steak Recipe

Low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup
Rice wine vinegar2 tbsp
Packed brown sugar4 tsp
Cornstarch1 tbsp
Vegetable oil, divided2 tbsp
Flank steak, thinly against the grain 1 lb
Red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1
Green belle pepper, thinly sliced 1
Freshly minced ginger1 tbsp

Note : Kosher salt and ground black pepper are to be used for seasoning. Cooked white rice are to be served along with the dish.

How much time will it take ?

Preparation timeCooking time Total time
15 minutes15 minutes30 minutes

Pepper Steak Recipe

Pepper Steak recipe
  1. Take a medium bowl. Mix together soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and cornstarch. Leave it undisturbed.
  2. Take a large skillet.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat.
  4. Put the flank steak into it. Sprinkle salt over it.
  5. Let it cook thoroughly so that it gets seared on all sides. Ideally, 8 to 10 minutes would be enough.
  6. Now, take out the steak and place it on a plate.
  7. Now, put remaining oil, red and green bell peppers into the skillet.
  8. Let it cook until it gets softened for about 4-5 minutes.
  9. Now add garlic and ginger. Cook until it gives fragrance with stirring occasionally.
  10. Now put the beef back to the skillet. Pour it over the prepared sauce.
  11. Cook it until the sauce is glossy for about 2 minutes while stirring it as well.
  12. Serve it with rice.

Nutritional information of Pepper Steak Recipe

Fats10 g
Saturated fats2 gm
Cholesterol61 mg
Sodium364 mg
Carbohydrates9 g
Fiber1.8 gm
Proteins28 gm
Iron2.8 mg

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