Beef Cube Steak Made Easy

July 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment
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What is beef cube steak? It is round steak that has been pulverized to make it more tender. While it is certainly an economical choice, the trick is preparing it so that it’s tasty.

Beef cube steak recipe


Serving Size: 4-6



2 eggs
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
2 pounds cube steak
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup olive oil



In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Add the cube steaks to the mixture and coat on both sides. Let it sit in egg mixture for about 10 minutes.


In a plastic bag, combine the flour, cornstarch, and a little salt and pepper. Remove the steaks from the egg mixture and place in zip lock bag. Shake until the steaks are coated evenly. Remove, and place steaks on a rack for another 10 minutes.


In a large skillet, add olive oil and place over medium heat. Once hot, fry steaks, flipping only once, about 2-3 minutes per side. You want the steaks to be golden brown. Remove, and place on serving platter. Serve with your choice of gravy and vegetables.



Cube Steak Parmesan

Serving Size: 4

1 lb cube steak
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
salt and black pepper, to taste
2 eggs
2 tablespoons water
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups tomato sauce
2 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon oregano, divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
4 slices mozzarella cheese

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a mixing bowl combine flour, salt and pepper. In another bowl combine eggs and water, whisk until smooth. In a third bowl mix together the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and basil.
3. In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat. Dredge the cube steaks through the flour, dip into egg mixture and coat with the bread crumb mixture. Place them in the skillet, fry until browned on each side.
4. Place cube steaks in a greased casserole dish and place in oven. Bake for 20 minutes.
5. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl stir together the tomato sauce, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon oregano and garlic powder. After cube steaks have baked for the 20 minutes spoon this sauce over each. Top each steak with a slice of mozzarella and bake for another 5 minutes or until sauce is hot.
6. Serve with spaghetti noodles or mashed potatoes.

photo credit: Fauxlaroid

Chicken Fried Cube Steak

Serving Size: 6

2 lbs. cube steak
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
salt and black pepper, to taste
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

1. In an iron skillet add oil and allow it to heat.
2. Pound each cube steak between plastic wrap until thin with a cleaver.
3. Take 2 mixing bowls add milk to one and in the other combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper.
4. Dip each cube steak into the milk and dredge through the flour mixture on both sides.
5. Add to skillet in hot oil. Cook until golden brown on both sides, 3-4 minutes per side.
6. Serve with gravy.

photo credit: William Woodward (Woody)

Cube Steak with Cream of Mushroom Soup

Serving Size: 4

4 beef cube steaks
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 small onion, diced
5 stalks of asparagus, cut into small pieces
1 large can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 can of water
salt and black pepper, to taste
1 package egg noodles, cooked per directions

1. In a medium skillet brown cube steaks in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
2. In another small skillet saute asparagus and onions until onions are clear, season with salt and pepper.
3. Place asparagus and onions on top of steaks and add cream of mushroom soup and water.
4. Simmer for a 1/2 hour.
5. Cook egg noodles per package instructions and drain.
6. In a large mixing bowl combine noodles and mushroom soup mixture.

- You can cut cube steaks into pieces after cooking to make bites smaller.

Photo Credit: AlishaV

Cube Steak Provencal

Serving Size: 4

1 lb. beef cube steak, divided into 4 steaks
3 garlic cloves, minced and divided
1 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 large zucchini, thinly sliced
1 small white onion, thinly sliced
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
grated Parmesan cheese, to taste

1. In a small mixing bowl combine 1 tablespoon garlic, basil and pepper. Press mixture in both sides of all 4 steaks.
2. In a large skillet add 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in remaining garlic then add the zucchini and onions, cook for 3 minutes. Then stir in diced tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes. Remove, set aside and keep warm.
3. Add remaining olive oil and place cube steak in skillet. Cook on both sides for 2 minutes or until they reach desired doneness.
4. Serve with cooked vegetables.

Photo Credit: mnapoleon

Hot Cube Steak Sandwich

Serving Size: 4

1 lb. cube steak
salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 eggs
4 slices Havarti cheese
8 slices bread, toasted
hot sauce, to taste

1. Divide cube steak into 4 patties and season with salt and pepper.
2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in cube steak, cook 2 minutes per side or until it reaches desired doneness.
3. Right before they are done place a slice of cheese on top of each patty.
4. Remove from skillet, set aside and cover.
5. Fry all 4 eggs. Place cooked eggs on top of cube steak and cheese. Place on toasted bread, add hot sauce and top piece of bread.

Photo Credit: Ambernectar13

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