Diner-Style Country Fried Steak

Posted: March 19, 2018 in Recipes

countryfriedsteakThis golden-fried chopped beef steak, smothered in a rich country gravy, is a traditional southern diner favorite. It’s best served with mashed potatoes and gravy.

Difficulty: Easy
Hands-on: 30 minutes

Total: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

1 lb. beef cube steak, cut into 4 pieces
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. paprika
½ tsp. ground black pepper
½ cup buttermilk
¼ cup vegetable oil


Step 1

Tenderize the meat by pounding it with a mallet or the bottom of a heavy skillet.

Step 2

Stir together the flour, salt, paprika, and pepper in a shallow dish. Put the buttermilk in a separate dish.

Step 3

Dredge steaks in the flour mixture, dip into the buttermilk, and dip again into the flour mixture.

Step 4

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the steaks 5 minutes on each side.

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