Beef Cube Steak – Mexican Style II

photo by Gudlyf

Serving Size: 4

1 lb beef cube steak
1 tablespoon ground cumin
salt and black pepper, to taste
1 can sweet corn
2 tomatoes, diced
1 red onion, diced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Place steaks in medium size baking dish. Season both sides of cube steak with cumin, salt and pepper and arrange in baking dish.
3. In a medium mixing bowl combine corn, tomatoes, onion and cilantro – mix well.
4. Pour mixture over the beef cube steaks, cover with foil, place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked.

Pan Barbecued Beef Cube Steaks

photo by rick

Serving Size: 4

1 1/2 lbs. beef cube steak
1/2 cup flour seasoned with salt and pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 small white onion, chopped
2 teaspoons vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
salt and pepper to taste

1. Season cube steaks with flour mixture.
2. In a large saucepan add in olive oil over medium heat. Place cube steaks in hot oil and add in chopped onion.
3. In a small mixing bowl combine viegar, lemon juice, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well.
4. Flip cube steaks over and pour mixture over them.
5. Cook uncovered for 30 minutes, or until cube steaks are tender.

Orange Braised Cube Steak


Serving Size: 4


4 cube steaks
salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 large onion, diced
1 teaspoon orange zest
½ cup beef broth, low-sodium
2 ½ teaspoons soy sauce


1. Season cube steaks with salt and pepper.
2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over high heat. Place cube steaks in skillet and brown on each side. Transfer to plate and set aside.
3. Add onions to the cube steak drippings in skillet. Cook until onions are soft. Then add orange zest and garlic, cook for 1 minute. Stir in beef broth, soy sauce, and cube steaks. Cook, uncovered, until steaks are cook to desired tenderness.

Beef Cube Steak with Mushrooms and Red Wine

Serving Size: 4



            4 beef cube steaks

            4 tablespoons butter

            2 tablespoons shallots, minced

            8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced

            2 garlic cloves, minced

            ¼ teaspoon fresh thyme

            ¾ cup dry red wine

            ¾ cup beef broth

            salt and pepper

            ½ cup all-purpose flour

            2 tablespoons olive oil



  1. In a medium sauce pan melt butter. Add shallots and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add mushrooms, garlic, and fresh thyme, sauté until mushrooms are tender. Add half of the flour and stir. Pour in red wine and beef broth and a little pepper. Add salt as preferred.
  3. Increase the heat until contents comes to a boil. Then reduce heat and let simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine the rest of the all-purpose flour and desired amount of salt and pepper. Coat beef cube steaks with flour mixture and set aside.
  5. In a large skillet add olive oil over medium-high heat. Place coated cube steaks in the hot oil. Brown on each side.
  6. Pour mushroom and wine sauce over the steaks, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Do not overcook.