Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak


- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

- 1 green or red pepper or both cored, seeded and cut into strips

1 large sweet onion, cut into strips

- 1 1/4 pound flank steak, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

- 1 teaspoon minced ginger

- pepper/season salt/garlic powder to taste

- 1/4 cup soy sauce

- 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar

- 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch



1. Heat 1 teaspoon of the vegetable oil over medium high heat in a large pan.

2. Add the peppers and onions and cook for 3-4 minutes or until just tender.  Remove the peppers ad onions from the pan and place on a plate.

3. Add the remaining oil to the pan. Season the steak with pepper, season salt and garlic powder to taste.

4. Increase heat to high. Add the steak to the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned.

5. Add the garlic and ginger, then cook for 30 seconds.

6. Place the peppers and onions back in the pan with the steak.

7. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, sugar, 1/4 cup water and cornstarch.

8. Pour the sauce over the steak mixture and bring to a simmer.  Cook for 2- minutes or until sauce has thickened, serve over rice or mashed potatoes.