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Chicken-fried Steak

Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Make this iconic Southern chicken-fried steak recipe and savor every bite of this simple and delicious dish. Serve with green beans, mashed potatoes, and plenty of gravy.

Ingredients

  • 6 (4-oz.) cubed steaks (1 1/2 lb.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 45 saltine crackers, crushed (1 sleeve plus 7 crackers)
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Cream Gravy

Nutrition Information

  • calories 315
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 11.9 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • monofat 5 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 29.3 g
  • carbohydrate 20.3 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 65 mg
  • iron 4.1 mg
  • sodium 369 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Dredge steaks in flour; dip in egg substitute, and dredge in crushed crackers. Lightly coat steaks on each side with cooking spray.

  2. Cook steaks, in batches, in a hot nonstick skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden, turning twice. Transfer steaks to a wire rack in a jelly-roll pan. Keep warm in a 225° oven. Serve with Cream Gravy.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis does not include gravy.