country fried steak w/ onions and gravy

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By Linda Woodham
from Cleveland, AL

This is one of my family's favorites.

serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For country fried steak w/ onions and gravy

  • 1-1/2 -2 lb
    round steak ( tenderized)
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    creole seasoning ( i use tony's)
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion cut in stripes
  • 2
    beef bouillon
  • 3 - 4 c
    beef broth
  • 5 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • oil
    for frying
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How To Make country fried steak w/ onions and gravy

  • 1
    If your grocery store doesn't tenderize your meat you need to put it between 2 sheets plastic wrap and pound with meat mallet. Or buy your steak already cut in serving size and tenderized.
  • 2
    After you tenderizing your steak, cut into steaks.
  • 3
    In a ziplock bag or bowl mix flour,creole seasoning,garlic,and salt.
  • 4
    flour your steaks and let set on a plate for 10 min. Then flour them again.
  • 5
    Heat enough oil just to cover bottom of skillet.Add more if needed.
  • 6
    Cook until golden on both sides. Remove from skillet.
  • 7
    Add onions to skillet with a little oil. Cook till golden and tender DO NOT BURN ( cook on low heat)
  • 8
    Return steaks to skillet,pour beef broth over steaks and onions,add bouillon cubes, bring to boil. Turn down to medium.
  • 9
    In small bowl mix cornstarch with small amounts of cool water until you have a loose paste,like syrup. (NEVER ADD WARM OR HOT WATER TO CORNSTARCH)
  • 10
    Add the cornstarch paste a spoonful at a time, stirring between each addition. After you add 4 spoonfuls let cook for a few minutes to let thicken. add more if not as thick as you like or if to thick just add more broth.
  • 11
    Put a top on your skillet and let cook on low for 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Or you can put in crockpot on low for 4-6 hours
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