Quick Chinese Pepper Steak Stir Fry

Chinese Pepper Steak, Photo by Geoff Wise, Flickr commons

In twenty minutes you will be enjoying a fantastic Chinese pepper steak stir fry. If you love the wonderful flavors of good Chinese cuisine and the rich juicy flavor of pepper steak, then you are in for a real treat. Don’t let the short preparation time fool you. This is a very delicious and full flavored meal that will satisfy any appetite. You really don’t want to miss out on this quick and delicious recipe.


On those busy nights when dinner seems like an obstacle to overcome, you need some good quick dinner recipe ideas that take 20 minutes and taste like a million. What could be easier than a stir fry? A little beef, onion, and pepper stir fried with a few seasonings, and you have one of those sure to please favorites. Once you have the vegetables and meat sliced, everything goes very quickly. A couple of quick stirs and 15 minutes of simmering.


Remember to start the rice before cooking the Pepper Steak. The rice will take a little longer and should be started first. Serve with a frozen egg roll if you like, or perhaps some egg drop soup. Bring out the chopsticks and have a little fun.


Here are the ingredients that you need for this fantastic stir fry dinner. Keep in mind that you can easily scale up the pertions to meet the needs the number of table guests.

Chinese Style Pepper Steak


2 pounds boneless top round steak

¼ cup vegetable oil, or less as needed

3 medium size green peppers, sliced

1 cup thinly sliced celery

1/3 cup diced onion

2 cloves garlic, mince

1 cup beef broth

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

¼ cup soy sauce

¼ cup water

2 Tablespoons cornstarch

Hot cooked rice

Here are the simple steps for quickly preparing this delicious Chinese pepper steak stir fry. You may want to consider making extra as you may find yourself eating more than you anticipated. It tastes so good that it is hard to stop once you get started.

Slice the steak thinly across the grain. This is easier if you partially freeze the steak.
Brown the steak in a little hot oil in a large skillet.
Add the green peppers, celery, onion, garlic, broth, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the vegetables and beef are done.Combine soy sauce, water and cornstarch; stir well. Add to meat mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.
Serve over rice, Serves 8. Chopsticks are optional.

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Source: Article By Diane Watkins

Diane Watkins is a busy mother and southern style cook. She enjoys cooking, teaching, and writing about good food and family. For more information on southern cooking and recipes visit her website easysoutherncooking.com

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