June 23, 2017

Pepper Steak is a quick and easy dinner idea. I like to use sirloin steak, which will be nice and tender when used with this recipe. You can use one colour of bell pepper or a variety like I did. I also like it to have a bit of a kick but not too spicy. You can make it as spicy as you want. Just add more pepper sauce. Serve it on a bed of rice with a side salad and you’ll have a delicious meal.
1 lb beef top round steak, cut 1 inch thick
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 medium onion, sliced thin
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup beef broth
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
1 red bell pepper, sliced thin
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin
1 can chopped tomato, drained or 2 medium tomatoes blanched, peeled and cut into wedges
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
1. Slice the beef into 3 inch strips 1/4 inch wide.
2. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in skillet on medium high and add onion and garlic, stirring until onion is tender, around 3 or 4 minutes. Remove onions and garlic with slotted spoon and set aside.
3. Add remaining oil to pan and saute beef until browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside
4. Add the broth, soy sauce, sugar black pepper and hot pepper sauce to the skillet, stir well.
5. Return beef, onion and garlic to skillet and simmer on low covered for 30 minutes.
6. Add bell pepper and tomatoes.Cover and cook until peppers are crisp/tender -around 5 minutes.
7. Mix cornstarch and water together and stir into the skillet stirring constantly until Pepper Steak sauce thickened around 2 minutes.
Serves 4 to 6
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Fay & Angela

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    November 9, 2014

    Gosh, that looks so good, I can’t wait to try it. Might make this for dinner tomorrow so I’ll have to do some grocery shopping after church.

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    Uncle Ayuub
    November 9, 2014

    Thank you Fay for the recipes. Will be trying this one tonight, but will add mushrooms to it(while frying onions and garlic).

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    November 10, 2014

    This looks delicious!! Reminds me of when my Mom would make it, can’t wait to give it a try!

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    November 11, 2014

    This looks so good. I will try this recipe for sure. Can I use chicken instead?

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      Fay & Angela Author
      November 13, 2014

      Hi Diane,
      I haven’t tried this recipe with chicken but it should turn out fine. Let me know how it goes. Blessings, Fay

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    December 16, 2014

    Hi Faye, when doing this recipe using beef broth, is this beef stock? X

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    May 8, 2015

    Hi Faye, Love your website and recipes, my only problem is that you hardly ever put how many people it serves.

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      Fay & Angela Author
      May 10, 2015

      Thank you for your support Danny! You’re right we’re not always consistent with some of our recipe information and we look forward adding serving size to all of them soon. In the meantime, just reach out with your questions. We’d be happy to answer them. Blessings, F&A

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    Alvin Kirshner
    August 26, 2015

    my daughter made this tonight.It was delicious, sadly everyone had seconds so no leftovers for me!

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    August 29, 2015

    I have cooked this recipe 3 times so far. And everyone licks there fingers and plates whenever I make it. I have cooked it using your cooklikeajamaican.com written recipe and also by watching your videos. I just wanted to point out that in the videos you added Jamaican hot pepper sauce to the broth and soy sauce mix in the video, however, pepper sauce isn\’t mentioned at all in your written recipe. I have made it both ways which both taste great. I just wanted to point that out to you. I love all of your recipes. And your cooking reminds me of the way my grandmother in Jamaica cooks. Please add more recipes,

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      Fay & Angela Author
      September 8, 2015

      Hi Kamilah,
      Glad to hear this recipe is a hit with your family! Thanks for getting in touch and letting us know about our omission. We have now added the hot pepper sauce to the written recipe. Blessings, Fay

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    September 10, 2015

    Lovely website Miss Fay! Tomorrow I will try the plantain tarts. I live in Brazil and my friends are always nagging me to bring something Jamaican to our gatherings. Thanks for explaining the recipes so easily. I have perused quite a bit of your other recipes and they are all explained so well! Well done Miss Faye!

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