Country-Fried Steaks

Debra Russell


It calls for cubed steak instead of round steak, so there's no need to pound the meat. I just dip and coat the beef, then cook it in my cast-iron skillet.

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5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
1/4 cup cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 beef cubed steaks (4 ounces each)
1 egg white
1 teaspoon water
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided


1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon pepper

How to Make Country-Fried Steaks


  • 1Combine 3 tablespoons flour, cornmeal, salt and pepper; set aside. Coat steaks with remaining flour. Beat egg white and water; dip steaks, then dredge in cornmeal mixture.
    In a skillet, cook two steaks in 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until crisp, lightly browned and cooked as desired. Remove steaks and keep warm. Repeat with the remaining oil and steaks.
  • 2Meanwhile, for gravy, melt butter in a saucepan; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add bouillon, marjoram, thyme and pepper; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over steaks.

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About Country-Fried Steaks

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy