Betty Ford's Chinese Pepper Steak

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Total Time
12 mins
40 mins

From our former first lady. And it IS delicious!! Have had this recipe for years. It was in a little community cookbook. Wonder how they got it?? I serve this over rice.

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  1. Cut steak lengthwise in 1/2 inch strips.
  2. Heat oil in lg skillet.
  3. Fry steak a handful at a time only long enough to change color.
  4. Remove steak from skillet.
  5. Saute the green peppers.
  6. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in dutch oven.
  7. Add onion soup mix and boil for 5 minutes.
  8. Add steak and peppers.
  9. Simmer for 1/2 hour.
  10. Add soy sauce, salt, pepper and wine.
  11. Add cornstarch mixture and cook until just thickened.
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5 5

This was excellent! Even better the next day. This recipe is definitely a keeper. My picky hubby even liked it. I did leave out the sherry when making it, because I didn't have any. One review said they thought the sherry was too strong and I'm glad we left it out. Overall, GREAT recipe and very easy.

5 5

I've made this several times and we love it! Can't believe more haven't tried this recipe. Yummy!!

3 5

My husband liked this recipe however I found that the Sherry was way too overpowering. Maybe cut the Sherry in half with water and it might be better?