pepper steak


1. A beefsteak generously sprinkled with coarsely ground black pepper, sautéed in butter and served with a sauce made from pan drippings, stock, wine and cream. Pepper steak is sometimes flamed with brandy or cognac. In French it's called steak au poivre. 2. A Chinese stir-fry dish consisting of strips of steak, green pepper and onion cooked with soy sauce and other seasonings.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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