Chicken Fried Steak

Want comfort at an affordable price? This Chicken Fried Steak recipe is a family favorite, easy and tasty dinner recipe that you cant stop eating.

Chicken Fried Steak

So normally I have never been a steak person. But I love all things deep fried so once steak becomes deep fried I change my tune on the whole steak situation.

Now in this house, I’m the odd man out. Steak is loved all around. Young, old it doesn’t matter my kids and husband eat it up. Especially my 10 year old, he’s addicted to all things steak.

When it comes to this Chicken Fried Steak, this is where my heart lies. Now this recipe is really super easy to make, I know a lot of people who might turn there heads up at homemade hand breaded deep fried recipes, but don’t pass this one up.

Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

WHAT INGREDIENTS TO YOU NEED?

  • Cube steak
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Salt & pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Buttermilk
  • Egg
  • Hot Sauce
  • Flour
  • Milk
  • Oil

There are a few different names that this recipe can go by. We call it Chicken Fried Steak but others may call it Country Fried Steak.

How to make chicken fried steak

The country gravy that goes over this steak is really what makes it over the top. Now I’m a gravy person, mainly a country gravy person, I’m not really big into that brown gravy stuff…sorry.

But take the steak, deep fry it and pour some gravy over the top and use some for dipping and you have yourself something so comforting and perfect that you won’t know what to do with yourself!

Some sides that go well with this include:

So this is a debatable question. Is this a breakfast or dinner food? I’ve seen it served on breakfast menus all over the place. Served alongside eggs and hashbrowns.

Is there a certain way you guys swing when it comes the appropriate time to enjoy this Chicken Fried Steak recipe? I would love to hear your onions about that and if you enjoy it both ways.

Country Fried Steak

HOW DO YOU MAKE CHICKEN FRIED STEAK?

  • Heat oil in deep fryer or large pan on stove (a few inches deep) to 325.
  • Pound out your steaks to 1/4″ thickness, set aside.
  • In large bowl whisk together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • In another bowl whisk together buttermilk, egg and hot sauce.
  • Dredge your steaks in the flour mixture then dip into the egg mixture than back into the flour mixture making sure to press down flour to get stuck on the steak real good.
  • Place steaks in deep fryer and fry on each side 3-5 minutes until golden brown, remove and drain on paper towel lined plate, repeat with all steaks.
  • To make your gravy, in large pan add 1/4″ of oil from cooking and heat on medium-high, stir in your flour until absorbed and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Slowly add in your milk whisking to blend and heat until thickened then stir in salt and pepper to desired taste.
  • Pour gravy over individual steaks before serving.

Country Fried Steak Recipe

This recipe really is just a fun, down home comfort dish that you’ll want to keep on your rotation. It is one of our family favorites because its one that our kids will keep on eating without any issues.

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5 from 6 votes
Chicken Fried Steak
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
 

Want comfort at an affordable price? This Chicken Fried Steak recipe is a family favorite, easy and tasty dinner recipe that you cant stop eating.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Fried Steak, Chicken Fried Steak Recipe, Country Fried Steak, Country Fried Steak Recipe, How to make chicken fried steak
Servings: 4 steaks
Calories: 859 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 1/2 lb cube steaks
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbs hot sauce
  • Oil for frying
Gravy:
  • 1/4 cup reserved oil from frying
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cup milk
  • Salt & pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in deep fryer or large pan on stove (a few inches deep) to 325.
  2. Pound out your steaks to 1/4" thickness, set aside.
  3. In large bowl whisk together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  4. In another bowl whisk together buttermilk, egg and hot sauce.
  5. Dredge your steaks in the flour mixture then dip into the egg mixture than back into the flour mixture making sure to press down flour to get stuck on the steak real good.
  6. Place steaks in deep fryer and fry on each side 3-5 minutes until golden brown, remove and drain on paper towel lined plate, repeat with all steaks.
  7. To make your gravy, in large pan add 1/4" of oil from cooking and heat on medium-high, stir in your flour until absorbed and cook for about 1 minute.
  8. Slowly add in your milk whisking to blend and heat until thickened then stir in salt and pepper to desired taste.
  9. Pour gravy over individual steaks before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fried Steak
Amount Per Serving
Calories 859 Calories from Fat 369
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 63%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 185mg 62%
Sodium 1250mg 52%
Potassium 1206mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 10g
Protein 51g 102%
Vitamin A 8.1%
Vitamin C 2.9%
Calcium 40.4%
Iron 36.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Easy Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

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5 thoughts on “Chicken Fried Steak

  1. I LOVE CHICKEN FRIED STEAK!!! I haven’t seen a chicken fried steak in forever, this looks amazing. We used to make it at a country club I used to work at way back in the day. Thanks for the inspiration!

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