Jamaican Pepper Steak Recipe

This tasty Jamaican Pepper Steak is the perfect way to put a flavorful twist on a classic dish. The traditional ingredients are complemented with the spicy flavors of Jamaica for a unique and delicious dish. The steak is cooked in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until it is tender and juicy. Serve with rice or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.


– 1 pound sirloin steak, cut into thin slices
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 onion, thinly sliced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 2 tablespoons Jamaican jerk seasoning
– 1/4 cup tomato sauce
– 1/4 cup vegetable broth
– 1 teaspoon brown sugar
– 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
– 2 teaspoons cornstarch
– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak slices and brown for about 2 minutes per side.
2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in the jerk seasoning and cook for 1 minute more.
4. Add the tomato sauce, vegetable broth, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of cold water.
6. Gradually stir the cornstarch mixture into the simmering sauce and cook until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
7. Add the black pepper to the skillet and stir to combine.
8. Serve the Jamaican Pepper Steak over hot cooked rice or mashed potatoes.