Country Fried Steak

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Active Time

30 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Serving Size



  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 ½ lb beef cubed steak
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 cups saltine crackers, crushed (or cracker meal)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oil in a large sauté pan on medium 2-3 minutes. Dip cubed steaks in flour (coating both sides) then dip into egg (allowing excess to drip off). Finally, dip into crushed saltines.
  2. Place two steaks in oil and cook 4-6 minutes on each side or until meat is brown and 160°F. Repeat. Season with salt and pepper.

Other preparation methods

Bake: Preheat oven to 400°F. Season 1 ½ lb beef cubed steaks with salt and pepper, 1 teaspoon adobo, and parsley flakes. Dredge in ¼ cup flour and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Coat steaks with cooking spray and bake 10-12 minutes or until meat is brown and 160°F.

Nutritional information

CALORIES (per ¼ recipe) 650kcal; FAT 32g; CHOL 105mg; SODIUM 730mg; CARB 45g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 43g; VIT A 2%; VIT C 0%; CALC 2%; IRON 35%