How To Perfect Your Chinese Pepper Steak Recipe

chinese pepper steak recipe

Easy Chinese pepper steak recipe is here. Sizzling, fresh, and good for you. Tasty thin strips of beef lightly stir-fried with sweet red bell peppers and lightly covered in tangy, delicious red sauce. A real Chinese delight that is ready in under 30 minutes and even better than taking out. Bring back Chinese memories to the family dinner table. This easy Chinese Steak recipe is a classic!

Making Process

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It’s so easy to make this Chinese favorite! All you need is beef, veggies, and seasonings. Most people like to add carrots and celery to the mix, but you can always use what you have on hand. Use whatever you like as long as it adds that wonderful taste to your Chinese pepper steak recipes.

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For this Chinese steak recipe, you’ll need Chinese Peppercorn, Cumin, Garlic, Cumin Powder, Ginger, White Pepper, and Lemon Juice. Make sure to leave the seeds and ribs inside of your bell peppers. Let this marinate for at least four hours. After it has rested you can then make your Chinese Peppercorn, Cumin, and Garlic powders. You’ll also need to buy some Chinese Restaurant Seasoning mix because this dish needs it.

Stir Fry

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The next step is to prepare your Chinese restaurant seasoning and stir fry your Chinese pepper steak. Once that is all done you can now mince the garlic and ginger. Add to your marinade mixture and let everything marinate for another four hours. This will give your beef all the ingredients necessary to be a winner.

Then it’s time to chop up your Chinese pepper steak. You’re going to want to cut it into thin slices to make it more flavorful. To increase the flavor, you can add some lemon or lime juice to it at this point. This gives the beef a unique flavor.

After your beef has finished marinating you can serve it along with your favorite Chinese vegetables. To make things easy you can cut up your Chinese peppercorn, cumin, garlic, and ginger into thin pieces with your sharp knife. Then cut up your Chinese chicken into small pieces. Use your sharpest cutting board and slice up your chicken. Then lay all of your Chinese chicken on your cutting board and use your wok to cook your Chinese pepper steak.

Placing Chicken

Once your Chinese chicken cooks in your wok it’s time to flip it over so that it’s cooked completely. Place your Chinese chicken on top of your Chinese pepper Steak recipe. Give it a little bit of time to soak in the flavor of your marinade. When your steak is completely cooked, flip it over and allow it to cook for an additional two minutes. At the end of the two minute long cook time, you will have one very flavorful piece of food. All you had to do was buy some Chinese peppercorns, cumin, and ginger from your grocery store and spend a few hours cooking up your family’s favorite Chinese dish.

If you want to up the spiciness in your Chinese takeout this recipe just adds more. You can add either of your desired peppers to your marinade and let the spices blend well with the veggies and any other ingredients you would like to augment the spice. If you’re feeling creative and adventurous you could also create your version of Chinese barbecue sauce using your Chinese bell peppers and soy sauce. This could also be served on top of your Chinese pepper recipe.


To create the perfect Chinese pepper steak recipe, you must first be aware of what you are doing. Most people make the common mistake of simply slicing away at the pepper until the juices seep out of the end. While this is certainly fine in general it also means that the peppers are raw and therefore they are not as hot or flavorful. To assure that your cuts are nice and tender, you should instead try to freeze the chunks separately.

To get the best result you should always aim to thaw the chunks. When they are frozen they will become firmer and much more tender, but this is not something you can notice right away. To create the desired thickness for your Chinese food, you need to let them defrost for at least 2 hours. After that point, they will be delicious and ready to serve. This is a much better long term recipe fix than buying a bunch of peppers because they won’t be as fresh and this will keep them from bursting when they are sliced up.

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