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Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe – made of cube steak, super flavorful batter and mouthwatering chicken fried steak gravy from scratch. This steak recipe was inspired by Le Peep Breakfast restaurant in Idaho. They serve the most delicious Chicken Fried Steak for breakfast. Now, this is my version of this goodness. 

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Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Chicken Fried Steak Recipe Notes

  • Use non-stick skillet when frying steak.
  • Best steak for chicken fried steak is cube steak, it should be located at the store with the rest of the meat.  Feel free to ask a butcher at the grocery store if he can get you cube steak.
  • Let steak rest 30 minutes in room temperature before cooking it. 

What is Chicken Fried Steak

Chicken fried steak is a steak fried in seasoned batter until golden color and served with sausage gravy over the top. You can serve this meal for breakfast with eggs or for dinner with mashed potatoes. 

Batter for steak.

How to Make Chicken Fried Steak

First, pound steak until 1/4 inch thickness, then season with salt & pepper, to taste.
 
Next, add 1 1/2 cup of flour into a dish.
 
Using a different dish add 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 tablespoon of Montreal Steak Spice, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, pepper and salt, to taste. Whisk until everything is combined.
 
Now, pour in 1 1/2 cup of buttermilk and add 1 egg. Again, whisk until everything is combined.

Dusting steak in the flour.

Next, dredge each cube steaks in the flour (covering completely with flour), then in the batter, and in the flour, again.

Frying steak in the skillet.

How to Fry Steak in the Skillet

Using a non-stick skillet, preheat 3 cups of grape seed oil on medium/high heat. Once oil gets hot, add steaks and fry until golden brown color, 3 to 5 minutes per side.

Fried chicken steak on a paper towels.

After, transfer steak onto a plate lined with paper towel and keep warm.

Gravy with breakfast sausage.

How to Make Chicken Fried Steak Gravy

To make chicken fried steak gravy, first cut sausages into tiny pieces or grate them on a grater.

Cooking breakfast sausage in the skillet.

Saute chopped sausages in the skillet with no oil, over medium heat until golden color, about 3-5 minutes.

Cooking breakfast sausage gravy in the skillet.

Remove sausages onto a plate. Next, melt 3 tablespoons of butter, once melted add 1/4 cup of flour and stir continually for 1 minute. Slowly pour in 1 cup of chicken broth and stir until everything is combined. Add another cup of chicken broth and stir again. After pour in 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe for chicken fried streak gravy with breakfast sausage.

Return sautéed sausage into the skillet and give it a good stir. Chicken steak gravy is now ready to be served over fried steak.

Chicken fried streak gravy

Serve chicken fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes and pickles

Chicken Fried Steak garnished with parsley.

Garnish with finely chopped parsley. Enjoy!

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Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Chicken fried steak is a steak fried in seasoned batter until golden color and served with sausage gravy over the top. You can serve this meal for breakfast with eggs or for dinner with mashed potatoes. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Coarse
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, dinner, gravy, steak
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 1375kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

Chicken Fried Steak Gravy

Instructions

How to Make Chicken Fried Steak

  • First, pound steak until 1/4 inch thickness, then season with salt & pepper, to taste. Next, add 1 1/2 cup of flour into a dish. Using a different dish add 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 tablespoon of Montreal Steak Spice, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, pepper and salt, to taste. Whisk until everything is combined.
  • Now, pour in 1 1/2 cup of buttermilk and add 1 egg. Again, whisk until everything is combined.
  • Next, dredge each steak in the flour (covering completely with flour), then in the batter, and in the flour, again.
  • Using a non-stick skillet, preheat 3 cups of grape seed oil on medium/high heat. Once oil gets hot, add steaks and fry until golden brown color, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  • After, transfer steak onto a plate lined with paper towel and keep warm.

How to Make Chicken Fried Steak Gravy

  • Saute chopped sausages in the skillet with no oil, over medium heat until golden color, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove sausages onto a plate. Next, melt 3 tablespoons of butter, once melted add 1/4 cup of flour and stir continually for 1 minute.
  • Slowly pour in 1 cup of chicken broth and stir until everything is combined. Add another cup of chicken broth and stir again. After pour in 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream and season with salt and pepper to taste. Return sausage into the skillet and give it a nice stir. Chicken steak gravy is ready!
  • Serve chicken fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes and pickles. Garnish with finely chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • Use non-stick skillet when frying steak.
  • Best steak for chicken fried steak is cube steak, it should be located at the store with the rest of the steak meat cuts.  Feel free to ask a butcher at the grocery store if he can get cube steak.
  • Let steak rest 30 minutes in room temperature before cooking it. 

Nutrition

Calories: 1375kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 104g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 277mg | Sodium: 1041mg | Potassium: 1296mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1076IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 7mg

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