SAVORY STEAK & PEPPER STIR FRY

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

I found this recipe in an old Good Housekeeping magazine. It looks so easy and so tasty--it's ready in less than half an hour!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
canola oil
1 1/2 lb
beef flank steak, thinly sliced
1/8 tsp
chinese five spice powder
1/4 tsp
plus a pinch salt
1 medium
red pepper, thinly sliced
1 medium
green pepper, thinly sliced
1 small
onion, thinly sliced
5 Tbsp
water, divided
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
lower-sodium soy sauce -- or -- teriyaki sauce
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
cooked rice, for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 12-in. skillet heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Sprinkle steak with five-spice powder and 1/4 tsp. salt; add to skillet. Cook 3 minutes or until just browned, stirring occasionally. With slotted spoon, transfer to a medium-sized bowl.
2
Add peppers, onion, 2 Tbsp. water, and a pinch of salt to the skillet. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, or until slightly softened, stirring occasionally.
3
In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, soy or teriyaki sauce, cornstarch, 3 Tbsp. water, and 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper until smooth. Add to skillet; heat to simmering. Simmer 1 minute or until thickened. Add beef and any accumulated juices to skillet. Cook 1 minute or until beef is heated through. Serve with rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy