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Country Fried Steak
  For when you want a steak in American HomeStyle Soul Food good Cookin'  
Makes 4 servings

  • .25cup plus 1tbsp vegetable oil

  • .5tsp pepper

  • .5tsp salt

  • .75 cup all purpose flour

  • 1cup chopped onion

  • 1cup milk

  • 1cup water

  • four 5oz beef cube steaks

Combine Flour salt and pepper; measure out and reserve 1/4 cup of the mixture. Place remaining 1/2 cup in a shallow dish. Pound steaks to 1/4 inch thickness, and dredge in the flour mixture, coating well on both sides and pressing flour into meat. Heat 3tbsp oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Dredge steaks again in any remaining flour mixture and fry until browned on both sides, adding 1 or 2 tbsp additional oil to skillet if needed. Remove steaks and set aside. Add onion to skillet, and saute until lightly browned. Add water, stirring to loosen clinging particles. Return steaks to skillet, cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until tender. Remove steaks, reserve drippings in skillet, stirring until smooth. Cook until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Stir in milk with a wire whisk. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Return steaks to skillet, turning to coat with sauce, simmer until hot.