Best-Ever Pepper Steak

Best-Ever Pepper Steak

This homemade version is ready in minutes and has that same great restaurant flavor. There’s nothing better than a delicious Asian dish that’s not only easy to make, but also better than takeout. This Best-Ever Pepper Steak is a restaurant quality meal made in the comfort of your own home!

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  • Cooked white rice, for serving
  • 1 tbsp. freshly minced ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lb. flank steak, thinly sliced against the grain
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 4 tsp. packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c. low-sodium soy sauce


  • Number one : Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk the soy sauce with the vinegar, sugar, and cornstarch. Set aside. 
  • Number two : In a large skillet over high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add flank steak, season with salt, and cook until cooked through and seared on all sides, about 8 minutes. Remove steak to a plate.
  • Number three : Add 1 tablespoon remaining oil and red and green bell peppers to the skillet. Cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger and cook stirring until fragrant. Return the beef to the skillet and pour over prepared sauce. Cook, stirring, until the sauce is glossy about 2 minutes more. 
  • Number four : Serve with rice.