Spicy Pepper Steak 青椒牛肉

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Yes, I’ve had Pepper Steak out in American-Chinese restaurants before.  They’re not bad… but they’re not DELICIOUS like my mom’s homemade ones.  I always wondered if there was a reason to it other than my mom just being an awesome cook.  Well, I finally learned it from her and realized I love it so much because she doesn’t make it with regular Green Peppers!  She makes it with Hot Green Peppers … giving your average Pepper Steak a delicious kick!

Ingredients

  • 4 large Hot Green Peppers, seed removed, and sliced.  A note about these – since there are so many Korean stores around, we usually by Korean Hot Peppers (Cheongyang chili pepper)  It looks like the below image.  If you can’t locate these in your nearest Asian store – try Jalapenos.  Just Remember it’ll be spicy!  Or, if all else fails – you can do a mix of Jalapenos and Green Peppers or only Green Peppers for no spice.
  • 1/2 lb of beef, thinly sliced (you can choose any part you like to eat, ex: beef top sirloin steak, beef top round steak)
  • 2 spring onions (aka green onions)
  • 1.5 tbsp of soy sauce (or coconut amino if you are paleo/gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp of ginger, sliced and chopped (about 1 inch length)
  • 1/2 tbsp of rice wine (Optional, you can use another type of clear alcohol or leave it out completely)
  • 1/2 tbsp of cooking oil/fat of your choice (ex: bacon fat, olive oil, coconut oil)
  • 1/2 tbsp of potato starch
  • Salt, as desired
Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉
Korean Hot Green Peppers
Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉
Korean Hot Green Peppers, sliced
Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉
Sliced Beef
Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉
Sliced Beef
Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉
Ginger and Spring Onions

Instructions

In a medium bowl, mix the sliced beef with potato starch and optionally rice wine/alcohol.

Heat cooking oil/fat of your choice in a medium skillet.

Add ginger and cook for half a minute.

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Add the steak and then add soy sauce or coconut amino.  Stir fry for a minute or 2 or until it is mostly brown/cooked (but not completely).

Remove the steak and ginger from the skillet and place aside.

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Add Peppers and add salt.

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Stir fry until peppers are half cooked, and then add the steak and ginger, along with the spring onions back in the skillet.

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Stir fry until steak is thoroughly cooked.  Remove from heat and serve!

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Spicy Pepper Steak (Paleo Option) 青椒牛肉

Ingredients

  • 4 large hot peppers, seed removed, and sliced. A note about these – since there are so many Korean stores around, we usually by Korean Hot Peppers. It looks like the below image.
  • 1/2 lb of beef, thinly sliced (you can choose any part you like to eat, ex: beef top sirloin steak)
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1.5 tbsp of soy sauce (or coconut amino if you are paleo/gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp of ginger, sliced and chopped (about 1 inch length)
  • 1/2 tbsp of rice wine (Optional, you can use another type of clear alcohol or leave it out completely)
  • 1/2 tbsp of cooking oil/fat of your choice (ex: bacon fat, olive oil, coconut oil)
  • 1/2 tbsp of potato starch
  • Salt, as desired

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the sliced beef with potato starch and optionally rice wine/alcohol.
  2. Heat cooking oil/fat of your choice in a medium skillet.
  3. Add ginger and cook for half a minute.
  4. Add the steak and then add soy sauce or coconut amino. Stir fry for a minute or 2 or until it is mostly brown/cooked (but not completely).
  5. Remove the steak and ginger from the skillet and place aside.
  6. Add Peppers and add salt.
  7. Stir fry until peppers are half cooked, and then add the steak and ginger, along with the spring onions back in the skillet.
  8. Stir fry until steak is thoroughly cooked. Remove from skillet.
  9. Serve!
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    By: Tina T

    Tina is a foodie that loves eating delicious and healthy. Having grown up in an Asian household in Atlanta, she loves creating and eating both Asian and American cuisine. Tina is the main blogger and owner of Oh Snap! Let’s Eat!. Read more…

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