Szechuan Beef

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Szechuan Beef has bold flavors, particularly the pungency and spiciness resulting from a liberal use of garlic, chili peppers and Sichuan pepper.


Szechuan Beef

Szechuan Beef has bold flavours, particularly the pungency and spiciness resulting from liberal use of garlic and chili peppers, as well as the unique flavor of the Sichuan pepper. No need to order take-out, this spicy Szechuan beef is completely mouthwatering and ready in just 30 minutes! Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

Serve this Szechuan Beef with some Perfect Potstickers, Vegetable Chow Mein and this Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe.

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  • Author: Peter Lee
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25


  • 1 pound flank steak, sliced very thinly
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cooking wine
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sliced fresh garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sliced jalapeno pepper
  • 6 (1-inch) sections green onion


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sichuan pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Mix the sliced beef with soy sauce, cooking wine, and cornstarch and set aside.
  2. Heat the wok and 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  3. Stir-fry the garlic and jalapeno pepper until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the beef and the sauce ingredients and stir-fry over high heat just until the beef is no longer pink on the outside, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the green onions during the last 1 minute of cooking.


  • Serving Size: 4
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