Pepper steak is a stir-fried Jamican dish everybody loves. This dish consists of sliced beef steak cooked with sliced green and/or red bell peppers and carrots with a variety of spices, thickened with cornstarch to produce a tasty thick gravy.

Original Flava’s Pepper steak

  • 1lb of Steak (cut into strips)
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1Tsp. Salt
  • 1tsp. black pepper
  • 1tbsp All-purpose seasoning
  • 1tbsp thyme
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1tbsp. soy sauce/browning
  • ½ cup of corn-starch/cornflour
  • ½ cup of beef broth
  • 1tsp. pimento seeds/ all spice
  • 1tbsp olive oil/cooking oil
  1. Firstly wash beef with water and lemon- Cut into strips
  2. Season beef with 1tsp. salt, 1tsp. Black pepper, 1tbsp. thyme,  1tbsp paprika, 1tbsp. all-purpose seasoning and marinate over night in the fridge
  3. Then use a frying pan with 1tbsp of olive oil on medium high heat and fry Onions, garlic and scotch bonnet pepper (all chopped) for 3-5 mins.
  4. Remove Onions, garlic, scotch bonnet out of the frying pan and put aside.
  5. Then in remaining pan cook the beef until brown for 15 mins.
  6. Add 1 tbsp. of pimento seeds/all spice and ½ cup of beef broth.
  7. Then add 1tbsp of soy sauce/browning and cook until meat is browned.
  8. Bring the fried onions, garlic and scotch bonnet back into the pan and cook with the beef for 5 mins
  9. Then add your mixed peppers and carrots to the pan and mix together.
  10. Then add you’re your ½ cup of corn-starch mixed with water and mix until juices thicken.
  11. Simmer for 20-30 mins until meat is tender, and then serve.