|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 4 to 6|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 37g||48%|
|Saturated Fat 6g||31%|
|Total Carbohydrate 15g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||3%|
|Total Sugars 1g|
|Vitamin C 0mg||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
These classic chicken fried steaks are made with cube steaks. You can tenderize the steaks yourself with a meat mallet. See the expert tips for instructions.
Serve chicken fried steaks with biscuits, gravy, and mashed potatoes. Add your family's favorite vegetables for a delicious everyday meal.
1 pound cube or round steaks, tenderized (see below)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 cup breadcrumbs, or cracker crumbs, more as needed
Oil, for frying
Dredge the meat with flour seasoned with salt, pepper, and a little garlic powder.
Dip into beaten egg.
Press breadcrumbs or soda cracker crumbs into the meat.
Fry in about 1/2 inch of hot oil (approximately 350 F) until golden brown.
*For each cup of flour, add 2 teaspoons of salt and 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper.
- How to Tenderize Round Steak: Place the steak on a cutting board and place a sheet of plastic wrap on the meat. Pound with the spiked side of the meat mallet until the steak is thinned. Dip it in the egg and crumbs and cook until golden brown.
- Serve chicken fried steaks with prepared gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, and biscuits.
- From Annie: "I buy cube steaks which I have the butcher run through the tenderizer again. Buy the best cube steaks you can find."