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5 from 5 votes

Easy Chinese Pepper Steak

Easy Chinese Pepper Steak will quickly become a family stir-fry favorite. This quick take-out fake-out dinner is ready in just 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chinese Pepper Steak, pepper steak
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 264kcal


  • 1 pound sirloin steak cut into 1/4 inch thick strips
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 large green bell peppers cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 large red bell pepper cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 large white onion sliced
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil divided
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions optional


  • Slice beef into 1/4 inch strips. Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and cornstarch. Add in beef broth, sugar, black pepper, ginger, and garlic. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a wok over high heat. Add in beef and toss until seared, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from wok and set aside.
  • Add in another 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Add in peppers and onions. Cook in the wok until tender crisp, about 3 minutes.
  • Add meat back into the wok. Add in ginger garlic sauce. Stir and cook about 1 minute.
  • Garnish with sliced green onions (optional) and serve hot.



Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 663mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1100IU | Vitamin C: 82.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg