You'll never eat another version of this recipe after tasting this meat

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So, you know that awesome dish called pepper steak you find on every Chinese takeout menu? Well, let me spill the beans on a little secret. You can actually whip up a finger-licking homemade version without breaking a sweat. Seriously, it's so easy-peasy, you won't believe it!
Now, let me tell you why they call it pepper steak. It's not just because of those delicious bell peppers that tag along with the steak, but also because of the generous amount of pepper that gets sprinkled on before cooking. But hey, don't fret about it setting your taste buds on fire. The magic lies in the sweet soy and ginger sauce that swoops in to save the day and create the perfect balance of flavors.
And here's a personal anecdote for you: I remember the first time I tried making pepper steak at home. I was a bit skeptical, thinking it would never live up to the takeout version. But boy, was I wrong! With minimal effort, I managed to serve up a mouthwatering dish that had my family begging for seconds. It's become a regular feature on our dinner table ever since.
So, get ready to impress your taste buds and your loved ones with this ridiculously easy recipe. Trust me, you won't be disappointed!
Slow Cooker Pepper Steak
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 5 hours, 10 minutes
Serves: 4
2 pounds top sirloin steak
2 bell peppers, large dice or sliced (ideally use mix of colors)
1 onion, large dice or sliced
1 1/2 cups beef broth, divided
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1. Sprinkle the black pepper liberally over the steak; rub in slightly. Cut the steak into cubes (or strips if you prefer that). Place on the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker, along with the onion and bell peppers.
2. In a medium-size bowl, combine 1 cup beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and garlic powder. Pour over the steak in the slow cooker.
3. Whisk together the remaining 1/2 cup beef broth with the cornstarch; pour into the slow cooker. Stir everything to fully incorporate all ingredients.
4. Place lid on slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours. Taste just before serving, and adjust seasoning, if necessary.
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