Country Fried Steak

These chicken fried steak recipes are the epitome of comfort food. Tenderized top round steak or cube steak work equally well for these chicken fried steak dishes that can go from classic to unexpected.

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Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens

This classic American beef recipe is named for the herb-seasoned coating traditionally used on chicken pieces before frying. It is just as good on beef steak.

Chicken-Fried Steak & Gravy

EatingWell

Can you really make a chicken-fried steak that isn't loaded with saturated fat and salt? Absolutely. We skip the deep frying, but with rich country gravy as consolation, you won't miss it. Our pan-fried, crispy cube steak has less than one-third of the fat and about 80 percent less sodium.

Total: 35 mins

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How to Make Chicken Fried Steak

Why would you want to know how to make chicken fried steak (also know as country fried steak)? First, almost everything is more delicious when it's fried, but more importantly, this is a great trick for making a tough piece of beef more tender and flavorful. Where does the "chicken" part come in? The name nods to both the herb coating that the meat is dredged in (made with flour or breadcrumbs) -- similar to the batter used for fried chicken -- and the fact that it's fried to golden brown, just like chicken. The dish is usually made with round steak (also known as cube steak once it's been tenderized by a butcher).

How to Make Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy

Want to know how to make chicken-fried steak and gravy with less fat and salt? We skip the deep frying, but flavorful country gravy makes up for the loss.

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