Country Fried Steak Recipe

A cubed steak recipe using beef bottom round roast turns into a Country Fried Steak recipe.

Spring 2015

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Yield: 4 servings

Country Fried Steak


Spicy Seasoning Mix:

• 3 tablespoons chili powder
• 2 teaspoons ground cumin
• 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
• 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
• 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

Country Fried Steak:

• 2 egg whites
• 2 tablespoons milk
• 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
• 1 tablespoon cornmeal
• 1/2 teaspoon Spicy Seasoning Mix
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper
• 4 beef bottom round cubed steaks, 4 ounces each
• 2 tablespoons peanut oil


• 1/2 cup salsa
• 1/2 cup sour cream


To make seasoning mix:

1. Combine chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, oregano leaves and red pepper; mix well. Cover and store in an airtight container. Shake before each use.

To make steak:

2. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites and milk until blended.

3. In a shallow dish, combine breadcrumbs with cornmeal, spicy seasoning mix, salt and pepper; mix well.

4. Dip steaks in egg white mixture, then in crumb mixture, coating well.

5. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium to medium-high heat until hot. Add steaks, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, turning once.

To put it all together:

6. Serve steaks on individual plates with salsa and sour cream to the side.

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