You’ll never eat another version of this recipe after tasting this meat

By ROOTPHP Aug 23, 2023



Ah, pepper steak. That classic, tantalizing delight from every Chinese takeout menu we adore. Now, hold onto your apron strings, because I’m about to reveal a game-changer: you can recreate this culinary masterpiece at home without breaking into a culinary sweat. Indeed, it’s astonishingly simple!

Wondering why it’s named “pepper steak”? It’s not just for the vibrant bell peppers that dance alongside the steak. No, it’s that audacious sprinkle of pepper that’s added before it hits the pan. But fear not, spice-wary folks; the divine blend of sweet soy and aromatic ginger creates a symphony of flavors that’s nothing short of harmonious.

A Trip Down Memory Lane:

I recall, with vivid clarity, the inaugural attempt at crafting pepper steak in my own kitchen. I harbored doubts, questioning if my rendition would hold a candle to the iconic takeout. To my astonishment, with minimal fuss and fanfare, I concocted a dish that had my folks not only singing praises but clamoring for round two. Its status? Promoted to a regular star on our culinary roster.

So, brace yourselves to dazzle those palates and wow your dinner guests. Dive into this foolproof recipe, and bask in the ensuing accolades.

Slow Cooker Pepper Steak:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 5 hours, 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

2 pounds top sirloin steak

1 red bell pepper, large dice

1 green bell pepper, large dice

1 onion, large dice

1 1/2 cups beef broth, divided

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

Coat the steak generously with black pepper, giving it a gentle massage. Dice the steak into cubes or slice into strips, whichever you fancy, and nestle it in a 6-quart slow cooker with the vibrant onions and bell peppers.

In a separate bowl, whisk together 1 cup beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and garlic powder. Drizzle this concoction over the steak ensemble in the slow cooker.

Blend the remaining 1/2 cup beef broth with the cornstarch and introduce it to the slow cooker. Give everything a hearty mix to ensure a harmonious blend.

Secure the lid on the slow cooker and embark on a 5-hour culinary journey on low. As the final note, give it a taste test and adjust the seasonings, if you wish.

By ROOTPHP

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