Steak is one of the most popular dishes worldwide. In order to enjoy such delightful dish, one of the best ways of preparing it is to make country fried steak recipes. Two of these are Country Fried Steak with Rice and Country Fried Steak with Gravy. These homemade dishes are very easy to prepare and makes use of simple, cheap and traditional ingredients. Here is a quick look at these tasty recipes.
Country Fried Steak with Rice
For this one, you need at least 1½-pound of fresh round steak, ¾-cup cooking and a cup of flour. Aside from these, you must also prepare a pinch or two of salt as well as a pinch or two of pepper. Cut the steak into smaller pieces. For the rice, the ingredients are 2-cups water and a cup of rice.
Start by coating the steak with a cup of flour. Be sure that there is enough flour for the gravy. Put the cooking oil right onto the frying pan. Set the stove to medium-heat. Put the pan on top of it and then cook until the steak is golden brown in color. Season it with pepper and salt. Get a fork and then use it to check if the meat is tender. Take the steak out of the pan and add the remaining flour. Add at least ¼-cup water and ¼-cup milk to complete the gravy.
For the rice, mix water and rice in a deep pan. Add a pinch of salt. Boil the dish and then lower the heat. Cover it. Simmer and wait for the rice to absorb the water completely. Serve in a nice clean plate together with the fried steak and gravy. Enjoy.
Country Fried Steak with Gravy
This is another sure way of making tasty, juicy and delicious country fried steak. The ingredients are 1/8-teaspoon pepper, ½-cup all-purpose flour and 4-ounces of cubed steaks. In addition, prepare a can or 10¾-ounces of cream of mushroom soup, 3-tablespoons shortening and a cup of finely crushed saltine crackers. Of course, do not forget a cup of milk.
Get a shallow dish and then mix pepper and flour. Aside from that, get another and then pour on it the buttermilk. Get a third plate and then spread the crushed crackers on top of it. Dip the steak first in the flour, second in the buttermilk and third in the crackers.
Set the stove to medium-high heat. Put the skillet on top of it. Melt the shortening and then slowly add the steak. Fry until it achieves a golden brown color. Remove from the skillet and then place in a clean plate topped with paper towel. Go back to the skillet and then make the gravy. For this, simply add the milk and mushroom soup to the drippings. Stir and wait for it to boil. Serve together with the steaks. Enjoy.