An Easy Meal Idea Everyone Can Do

Jamaican Pepper Steak

For a quick and easy meal for yourself or the whole family, Pepper Steak seasoned with traditional Jamaican spices should be added to you repertoire. Sirloin steak is suggested for optimal flavor and tenderness, however, any steak will do. You can use one kind of bell pepper or a variety is good for appearance and the level of spiciness, simply simply add more pepper sauce. Serve this meal on a bed of rice with a side of salad or greens and just like that, you have a quick and tasty meal.

What you’ll need:

1 lb beef top round steak, 1 inch thick
2 teaspoons of olive oil
1 onion, sliced thin
2 cloves of minced  garlic
1 cup of beef broth
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 thinly  sliced green bell pepper
1 thinly  sliced red bell pepper
1 thinly  sliced yellow bell pepper
1 can chopped tomato, drained or 2 tomatoes peeled and cut into wedges
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Slice the beef into 3 inch strips 1/4 inch wide
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a skillet on medium high and add onion and garlic, stirring until onion is tender
  3. Remove with spoon
  4. Add remaining oil and sauté the beef until browned
  5. Remove with spoon
  6. Add the broth, soy sauce, sugar black pepper and hot pepper sauce to the skillet and stir
  7. Put beef back in the pot, onion and garlic to the skillet and simmer covered for 30 minutes
  8. Add bell pepper and tomatoes
  9. Cover and cook until peppers are tender
  10. Dissolve the cornstarch in cold water
  11. Stir into the skillet stirring constantly until thickened around 2 minutes

 

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