Curried Beef Cube Steak

Serving Size: 4

4 tablespoons olive oil
1 small white onion, chopped
3 large garlic cloves, minced
4 beef cube steaks
3 teaspoons curry powder
2 cups beef stock
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
fresh cilantro, garnish

1. In a large skillet pour in oil over medium heat. When hot add in onion and garlic. Cook until onions turn clear.
2. Then add in the cube steaks. Sprinkle in the curry, turn steaks over and sprinkle in the rest. Cook for 2 minutes.
3. Pour in the beef stock and other ingredients. Bring to boil. Simmer for 45 to 60 minutes or until beef is tender.
4. Serve on top of steamed Basmati or Jasmine rice. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve.

photo credit: avlxyz

Ginger-Cinnamon Rice


 This rice goes with Curried Beef Cube Steak and Sweet Potatoes (see recipe).


Serving Size: 4



            1 cup Basmati rice

            1½ cups water

            1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

            1 cinnamon stick



  1. Place water in a medium saucepan. Add ginger and cinnamon.
  2. Bring water to a boil.
  3. Stir in rice, cover and let cook on low heat for 20 minutes.

Curried Beef Cube Steak with Sweet Potatoes


Serving Size: 4



            1 lb. beef cube steak, cubed

            4 tablespoons olive oil, divided

            1 cinnamon stick

            8 whole cloves

            1 medium white onion, chopped

            2 bay leaves

            3 garlic cloves, minced

            2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated

            2 tablespoons curry powder

            2 sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced and cut into cubes

            1 14oz can coconut milk

            1 10 oz can diced tomatoes

            4 oz. fresh green beans, trimmed

            ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

            juice from ½ a lime



  1. In a large skillet or wok add 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Place cube steak in hot oil. Do not cook through, transfer to a plate and set it aside.
  2. Add remaining olive oil. Fry cinnamon stick and cloves in the oil, about 2 minutes. Remove spices and throw away.
  3. Stir in onion and bay leaves until onions begin to brown, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, curry, and ginger, sauté for 1minute. Stir in sweet potatoes, coconut milk, green beans and tomatoes. Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the beef back into the mixture; cook uncovered for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve over ginger rice (see recipe) with lime juice and cilantro on top.

Zucchini Beef Cube Steak


Serving Size: 4



            4 beef cube steaks

            2 large garlic cloves, minced

            2 teaspoons basil

            salt and pepper, to taste

            2 teaspoon olive oil

            1 large zucchini, sliced and quartered

            1 small tomato, diced

            1 small white onion, diced



  1. In medium mixing bowl combine basil, salt, and pepper. Season each side of the cube steak with mixture.
  2. In a large skillet pour olive oil in over medium heat. Add garlic, let cook for 1 minute. Place beef cube steaks in skillet. Braise for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add zucchini and onion, cook until both begin to soften. Stir in tomatoes.
  4. Place cube steaks back in skillet and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Easy Beef Cube Steak Recipe

Serving Size: 4



            4 Beef Cube Steaks

            1 cup beef broth

            8 oz. can mushroom soup

            1 small onion, diced

            1 tablespoon garlic powder

            2 tablespoons olive oil

            salt and pepper, to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle cube steaks with garlic powder and desired amount of salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl add beef broth and mushroom soup.
  4. In large skillet add olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté until tender. Then add steaks, brown on both sides.
  5. Place onions and steak in a 13 x 9 baking dish. Pour in broth/soup mixture.
  6. Cover dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes.

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.

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