Pepper Steak. Fabulous easy recipe with sautéed, peppers, onions, and juicy steak strips. Serve with mashed potato or plain rice.
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Pepper steak, pepper steak with onion
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 55minutes
Author Muna Kenny
1lbschuck steak cut into medium slices
1large onion cut into medium strips
½green bell pepper cut into medium strips
½red bell pepper cut into medium strips
1leveled teaspoon black pepper
Salt to taste
FOR THE SAUCE
3tablespoonsoy sauceI used low sodium
¼teaspoonginger powderyou can use fresh
In a pan, add three tablespoon oil and fry the chuck in two batches until brown on both sides. Remove and keep aside. Don't crowd the pan when browning.
In the same oil fry the onion until translucent. Remove and keep aside.
In the same pan, fry the bell peppers for few seconds and keep aside.
Add the fried chuck back to the pan, Season the chuck with salt and black pepper. Add two cups boiling water and let it cook on medium heat for 45 minutes or until the meat is tender. Add water if the meat is still tough and continue cooking.
When the meat is cooked add the onion and bell pepper.
Mix the sauce ingredients and pour over the steak, stir until the sauce thickens.
You can use other cuts of meat, like T-Bone, Rib Eye, and Tenderloin.
How to cut the Steak against the grain in the post above.
The crockpot pepper steak recipe is in the post above.
Tips on tenderizing and velveting the beef in the post above.
You can add more vegetables to the pepper steak, like mushrooms, carrots, and zucchini.
This post was originally posted in 2017, updated in November 2020.