Pepper Steak Stir Fry


  • Certified Angus Beef ® Bertolino Foods shaved steak
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium yellow onion, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced


  1. MAKE MARINADE & SAUCE. In a large mixing bowl combine corn starch, black pepper, baking soda and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce; whisk together. Add beef, toss to coat. In another small mixing bowl combine remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, brown sugar, cider vinegar and 1/4 cup water; mix well to dissolve sugar, set sauce aside.
  2. COOK BEEF. Heat pan over high heat until just beginning to smoke. Add 1 teaspoon of canola oil to coat bottom of pan and half of marinated beef in single layer; sear 1 minute. After initial sear, break up beef with spatula, stir fry for an additional 2 minutes. Transfer cooked beef to clean plate, add 1 teaspoon of canola oil to pan, repeat with remaining marinated beef.
  3. BUILD STIR FRY. Keeping pan over high heat add remaining teaspoon canola oil, add peppers and onion, stir fry 2 minutes, reduce heat to medium, continue to cook another minute or until vegetables begin to soften. Stir in garlic and ginger, stir fry 30 seconds, reduce heat to medium low. Return beef to pan along with any juices, pour in stir fry sauce. Toss everything to coat evenly and serve.

Serves 6
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes