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