Kung Pao Beef Recipe

Chinese Beef and Bell Peppers
Chinese Beef and Bell Peppers
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Ingredients

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For the Marinade:
1 tsp Chili paste with garlic
2 tbsp Soy sauce
1 tbsp Sherry
1 tsp Rice vinegar
1 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Sesame oil
1 pound Flank steak
For the Additional Marinade Mix:
¼ cup Chicken broth
¼ cup Peanuts (or cashews, both should be unsalted)
1 tsp Cornstarch
For Grilling the Steak:
1 Red bell pepper seeded and stemmed and cut in half
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 cup Cooked rice optional

Nutritional information

444
calories
15,7g
fat
43,5g
carbohydrates
29,3g
protein
69mg
cholesterol
584mg
sodium
Ingredients
  • For the Marinade:

  • For the Additional Marinade Mix:

  • For Grilling the Steak:

Kung Pao Beef Recipe

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Kung Pao Beef originates from China and has an authentic flavor to the Western Culture. This recipe is the real deal with a chili and soya sauce marinade over braised flank steak and mixed with peanuts and bell pepper for added flavor that pops in the mouth giving you a fiery meal that is quite delicious. You can adjust the tastes of sweet, salty and savory as you wish. Either way the aromas and flavors will have you coming back for more. 

To make Kung Pao Beef, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Kung Pao Beef Recipe

So, how to make Kung Pao Beef?

Steps to make Kung Pao Beef Recipe

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Season flank steak

In a mixing bowl, combine chili paste, soy sauce, sherry, rice vinegar, sugar and sesame oil and then transfer to a large resealable bag with flank steak.

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1h

Refrigerate to marinade

Place in the refrigerator for 1-8 hours to marinade.

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2

Set aside steak

Remove flank steak from marinade and set aside.

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3

Prepare added marinade mixture

In a saucepan, pour the remaining marinade and add chicken broth, nuts and cornstarch. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until thickened.

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5

Preheat grill. Oil vegetables

Preheat grill or grill pan. Brush vegetables with olive oil.

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10

Grill steak

Grill the flank steak on the preheated grill for 1 minute per side then reduce heat and continue cooking for about 4-5 minutes per side.

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Grill peppers

Over medium heat, grill pepper halves for about 1-2 minutes per side until browned.

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5

Rest

Remove steak and peppers from the grill and set aside for 5 minutes to rest.

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2

Cut

Once rested, carve steaks and cut bell peppers into strips.

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Serve

Place a portion of rice onto a serving plate and top with steak and pepper strips. Spoon sauce over the top then serve and enjoy!

Why order take-out when you can make your own Kung Pao Beef Chinese dish at home. Serve it with fluffy white rice and have the real deal. Share your dinner time pictures with us and tag #cookmerecipes online!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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