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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

"PB and J" Steak Stir-fry with Rice

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup red pepper jelly
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 red, orange, or yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/3 pound sugar snap peas (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • Hot cooked rice


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; stir together cornstarch and 1/3 cup water, and add to soy sauce mixture.

2. Stir-fry half of steak in 1 Tbsp. hot olive oil in a large wok or skillet over high heat 3 to 4 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Transfer steak to a plate; repeat procedure with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and remaining steak.

3. Stir-fry bell pepper, next 3 ingredients, and half of green onions in remaining 1 Tbsp. hot olive oil 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Add soy sauce mixture and steak; bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thickened. Remove from heat, and sprinkle with remaining green onions. Serve immediately over hot cooked rice.


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