Chinese Pepper Steak

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Chinese Pepper Steak

Course Entrée
Cuisine Chinese


  • 1 lb. top round steak cut 1
  • 1 T. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 2 green peppers
  • 8 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 3 T. cooking oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 c. water
  • Blanched almonds
  • Cooked rice


  • Partially freeze steak to firm it and slice diagonally across the grain into very thin strips.
  • Combine cornstarch, sugar and ginger. Stir in soy sauce. Pour mixture over meat and stir.
  • Cut green pepper into thin strips.
  • Quickly brown marinated beef strips (1/3 at a time) in hot oil and remove from pan.
  • Reduce heat; add green pepper, garlic and water to pan and cook until green pepper is tender-crisp, 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Stir in meat and tomatoes and heat through. Garnish with almonds.
  • Serve on cooked rice.