Pepper Steak With Rice

"I first had this for dinner at the house of a good friend and it was delicious! That was at least 10 or more years ago and I still make it for my family and company, too."
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  • Method: While rice is cooking, pound meat to 1/4" thickness.
  • (I use sandwich steaks, inside or outside round as it eliminates the need for pounding.) Sprinkle meat with paprika and allow to stand while preparing other ingredients.
  • Using a large skillet, brown meat in butter.
  • Add garlic and broth and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in onions and green peppers.
  • Cover and cook 5 minutes more.
  • Blend cornstarch, water and soy sauce.
  • Stir into meat mixture.
  • Cook, stirring until clear and thickened- about 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and stir gently.
  • Serve over fluffy rice.

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  1. Terri F.
    This is a really good recipe! Of course, I changed it just a little, lol... I added chopped regular onion to it because they give a lot of flavor, (but kept the green onion tops too), also added 1/4 tsp. of ginger, and after tasting, 2 tsps. sugar to the sauce portion because I like my pepper steak to have a little zing to it. We had the neighbors over to dinner, and there wasn't any left over. Thanks for the recipe, bert! :o)
  2. crawfish pie
    Wonderful!!We all wanted more if this!!!Steak was tender and juicy.Sauce thickend up just perfect!!Instead of cutting into strips I left the steaks whole,I also used teryaki sauce for the soy sauce!!Great meal,I will make this again soon!Thanks a million!!!
  3. Tinks
    bert, this was wonderful! I tried to stick to the recipe, but got carried away! Threw in a sliced red pepper and a dab of hoisin sauce. Absolutely delicious! Thanks, from me and my full stomach!
  4. Andrea W
    I tried this tonight. Easy and excellent. Of course, I can't help "adding" to any recipe I try, so I threew in a dash of ginger and a splash or red wine....fabulous. Thanks!
  5. PA Cindy
    This was excellent!!! I used a yellow onion instead of the green onion and I substituted a yellow pepper for one of the green. I followed everything else to the T. The broth thickened up just right and the addition of the tomato was a nice added touch. Even my six-year old, who thinks he should eat cereal three times a day, liked this meal. This is such a simple meal to make and it will be on our regular menu from now on.


  1. lyn.bradford
    Oh. My. Gosh! Soooooo delicious! Smoked paprika makes this dish, Yum! I added a can of diced tomatoes instead of regular tomatoes and used 1/2 yellow onion instead of green onions.. Will make this again for sure!
  2. trunk muffins
    So easy and delicious. I substituted 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper for paprika, white onion chopped in wedges instead of green, and halved the soy sauce (4 tbsp seemed like an awful lot). Loved the result. Definitely adding this one to my regular repertoire.
  3. bestpsm
    Made this tonight for dinner and my husband and I loved it! I made it just as stated except I used 2 yellow onions in place of the green onions. It was still excellent. I'll be making this again for sure. Thanks Bert!
  4. Three Kids Make Me Crazy
    Like everyone said this was very quick and easy, and very good. I also substituted olive oil for the butter as I'm unable to eat dairy and it worked well. I omitted the tomatoes as I couldn't quite wrap my head around that flavor meld but I think I will add them next time. Thanks bert!
  5. BoxOWine
    Excellent pepper steak. Better than takeout. I used beef tenderloin instead of round steak and only simmered for about 15 minutes. Did not add tomatoes as a personal choice and increased the sauce mixture so we would have lots of sauce for the rice.


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