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How to make Chinese pepper steak

ChihYu Smith

Learn how to make Chinese Pepper Steak with onions, peppers, in a delicious pepper steak sauce, plus a quick beef marinade for stir fry!

Let’s get started!

Marinate the beef


Slice the beef into thin strips by cutting against the grain. Season the beef with a quick marinade.

Make the sauce


Mix the pepper steak sauce with garlic, ginger, olive oil, coconut aminos or soy sauce. Set it aside.

Sear the beef


Pan sear the beef in a hot wok or large skillet with oil. Once the beef is browned, remove from the wok and set it aside.



Stir-fry the bell peppers with onions and add the beef and the pepper steak sauce. Toss together quickly to combine.

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