Chinese pepper steak

Chinese Pepper Steak is a classic and flavorful dish that is easy to make at home. The combination of tender flank steak, colorful bell peppers, and savory sauce make for a delicious and satisfying meal. This recipe can be customized with your favorite vegetables and served over steamed rice or noodles. Try this recipe and enjoy the bold and delicious flavors of Chinese cuisine!


  • 1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced against the grain
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 bell peppers (red and green), sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Steamed white rice, for serving

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Total time: 30 minutes


  1. In a large bowl, toss the sliced flank steak with the cornstarch until well coated.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  3. Add the sliced steak and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until browned.
  4. Remove the steak from the pan and set aside.
  5. Add the sliced bell peppers, onion, and garlic to the same pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, beef broth, brown sugar, sesame oil, and black pepper.
  7. Pour the sauce over the vegetables and bring to a boil.
  8. Add the cooked steak back to the pan and stir-fry for another 1-2 minutes until the steak is heated through and the sauce is thickened.
  9. Serve the pepper steak over steamed white rice and enjoy!