Chinese Pepper Steak (Stir-Fried Beef with Onions, Peppers, and Black Pepper Sauce)

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  • 1 pound flank steak (skirt steak, hanger steak, or flap meat, cut into 1/4-inch thick strips)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (divided)
  • 1/3 cup Shaoxing wine (or dry sherry, divided)
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock (low-sodium homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 green bell peppers (cored and cut into 1-inch squares, about 2 cups)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cored and cut into 1-inch squares, about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium onion (cut into 1-inch strips from pole to pole, about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely minced, about 2 teaspoons)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger (finely minced)
  • 3 scallions (whites only, finely minced)
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable (peanut, or canola oil)
  • kosher salt (to taste)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium50% DV1200mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories320Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C150%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Lauren Amenedo 8 months ago
    A family pleaser!!! Very delicious
    Naroznik 10 months ago
    Delicious! Very happy with the results.
    Lisa ries a year ago
    Awesome, really tasty and easy to make
    Lauri 🌷 a year ago
    Really great, so tasty! Although following the directions turned to be a little bit difficult...
    Jonathon M. a year ago
    Turned out great but needs a bit more seasoning
    Louise C. 2 years ago
    It was very easy to make and tasted yummy!
    Morlina 2 years ago
    Yummm didn’t have the wine so I improvised and used rice wine and fish sauce! Taste good!
    Duane M. 2 years ago
    This recipe is spot on and can be altered to your personal favorites veggies and meat.
    Arlene A. 2 years ago
    Delish Did not modify
    Melissa P. 2 years ago
    It was so good. I don't think there's a limit to how much pepper to can add. I would have liked more.
    T. 2 years ago
    amazing! i am definitely making this again.
    we loved it! would make it again
    Daniel R. 2 years ago
    my family enjoyed it but thought it only needed one green pepper, not two
    Melissa Fay 2 years ago
    delicious. modifications include ground ginger mixed into the "slurry" instead of fresh... onion in lieu of shallot, cooking sherry instead is the wine they picked, and olive oil. also used sweet peppers which was a nice contrast to the pepper, soy and sherry.
    AVI 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. Quick to make too
    Hello Vicki! 2 years ago
    This turned out great. Both my husband and I really liked it. I will make it again.
    Bisrat W 2 years ago
    Usually I have to modify the recipe but not this one. I like that it used ingredients I usually have at home. Great stir-frying technique! I can use the process with different ingredients.
    Margo McHugh 2 years ago
    Such a great sauce! Next time I will marinate the sliced meet a couple of hours. I did this in the stove top and it was easy. Meat is tender and the ginger, garlic and scallions just makes it so tasty. I think this recipe would be good with shrimp too.
    Danielle Maier 2 years ago
    Great! Pounded steak first before marinading, but, otherwise, followed recipe.
    Mike F. 2 years ago
    Made this twice already and it’s a big hit. I used the wok inside the house, and definitely cook in batches, and depending on the cut of beef you may not need that much oil in the pan to cook.
    Adam Gladstone 2 years ago
    Turned out really good, used rib eye steak rather than skirt beef. Melt in your mouth meat!
    Kimberly Boyle 2 years ago
    Awesome!!! Followed the directions exactly except for the grilling. I stir fried in a pan . Will definitely make this again!
    Rebecca W. 2 years ago
    Really tasty! I would definitely make again. I substituted the wine because I've never heard of it before but it still turned out really well!
    Destiny Seidell 3 years ago
    Amazing..! The whole family loved it 👍🏼
    Pikus 3 years ago
    This sauce is really good. I cut down on the pepper and added another 1/3 cup of stock because it was too thick. I think next time I will reduce the cornstarch and cut the sugar in half. I will definitely make this again!
    David C. 3 years ago
    Great, The whole family really liked it, cut back a little on the pepper added a sprinkle of white pepper, also be sure to use salt free chicken stock.
    Jacqueline G. 3 years ago
    Pretty tasty and easy to make! Not sure my attempt was better than takeout though. Wasn't quite as addictive.
    Amy T. 3 years ago
    I made this for by boyfriend who is VERY picky. He absolutely loved it and so did I :) Will definitely make again
    Cassandra C. 4 years ago
    My Husband and I loved it! Yes I would make it again maybe once a month. I left out something out of the receipt but it was just an spice.
    Jay C. 4 years ago
    Bit peppery but I used Chinese white pepper otherwise really yum! Would make it again with less pepper