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How to Cook Cube Steak


There are hundreds of ways to cook meat, but steak is doubtlessly the leader. Unfortunately, you canít enjoy traditional steaks every day because they are pretty expensive. However, you can make cube steaks to save some money: they are cheaper than classical steaks but also very delicious. Plus, they are easy to cook and the cooking time is also fairly short. Without any further due, letís check this easy recipe and get an idea of how to cook cube steaks.

Prepare steaks

You can either buy some tenderized meat at the store or do it yourself and tenderize your steaks with a meat mullet or a special meat tenderizer. It will help you make the meat tender and soft. Once the meat is cubed, rinse the steaks with cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel.

Add spices

Season the steaks with salt and black pepper. Make sure you add enough spices to make your meat flavorful. Also, feel free to add paprika.

Make flour mix

In a small bowl, mix 1/3 cup flour, Ĺ tsp garlic powder and 1 tablespoon steak grill seasoning. Give it a good stir so that the mix is nice and even.

Prepare the skillet

Melt 2-3 tbsp salted butter in a skillet and let it heat up. Make sure you donít overheat the skillet Ė you donít want your butter to burn. You can substitute butter with vegetable oil as well.

Dredge the steaks through flour mixture

Put each steak in the bowl with your flour mixture and slightly press it with your hand. Flip it over and put it in the skillet.


Cook your steaks for 3-5 minutes on each side. On the completion, put the steaks on a paper towel to get rid of the excess fat and serve hot.

  • Donít fry wet pieces of meat. Make sure you remove excess liquid with a paper towel.
  • Donít buy meat that is slimy or wet or has a weird smell.
  • Donít coat the steaks with the flour mixture too heavily.
  • Donít leave the steaks unwatched. They can burn easily.



If you are a zealous meat muncher, you should know how to cook cube steaks. The fact that they are pre-tenderized makes it very easy to cook, thatís why this is a must-have recipe, especially if you are a newbie and donít have those ninja skills that you would need to make a traditional steak. All in all, get your ingredients ready and try to cook cube steaks!

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