Asian Pepper Steak

A simple and appetizing meal for when you don't have time to spare, this quick skillet dinner features top sirloin flavored with garlic, soy sauce, bell peppers and cherry tomatoes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb beef top sirloin (about 1/2-inch thick), trimmed
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
bell peppers, seeded, sliced
1
onion, sliced
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons soy sauce
2
teaspoons toasted sesame oil
12
cherry tomatoes, halved
1 1/2
cups hot cooked rice
1
green onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Slice beef into thin 2-inch-long strips; place in medium bowl. Add flour, salt and pepper; toss until beef is coated with flour.
  • 2 Heat wok or 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil. Add beef; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Remove beef from wok. Add remaining tablespoon vegetable oil, the bell peppers and onion; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to sweat.
  • 3 Return beef to wok; add garlic. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together brown sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil until brown sugar is dissolved.
  • 5 Add sauce and cherry tomatoes to beef and vegetables; stir. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened, beef is cooked to desired doneness, and vegetables are tender.
  • 6 Divide rice and pepper steak among 4 bowls. Top with green onion.

Expert Tips

Green, red or yellow bell peppers will work for this. For an extra pop of color, try using two colors.

To add a little heat, add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes to the soy sauce mixture.