15 Minute Pepper Steak
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Dinner on the table in just 15 minutes, this easy Pepper Steak is a hit with the whole family!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: pepper steak
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 328 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste
  • 1 pound skirt steak cut into 1/4 inch slices across the grain
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced orange bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the ginger, sesame oil, fish sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar and chili paste. Set aside.
  2. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Toss the steak with the cornstarch to coat.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large stir-fry pan or skillet over med-high heat.
  4. Add the steak to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until browned on all sides.
  5. Using tongs, remove the steak from the pan to a plate and drain off all but 1 tablespoon fat.
  6. Add the peppers and onion to the pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  7. Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Return the steak to the pan.
  9. Add the sauce to the skillet and stir to coat. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  10. Serve immediately sprinkled with sesame seeds and cilantro, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
15 Minute Pepper Steak
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 71mg24%
Sodium 1612mg70%
Potassium 663mg19%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 2370IU47%
Vitamin C 132.6mg161%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.