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Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

Last Updated on February 24, 2024 by Lauren Beck

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Experience the classic Southern comfort food favorite with Texas Roadhouse’s Chicken Fried Steak. This recipe begins with a light coating of egg and milk, followed by a seasoned flour dusting for a crispy finish. Once fried to perfection, the steak is smothered in a creamy gravy and served with tasty sides like mashed potatoes and green beans. With this simple recipe, you can enjoy your own delicious version of Texas Roadhouse’s Chicken Fried Steak in just a matter of minutes.

How to Make Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak?

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds cube steak
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

For the coating:

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup milk

For the gravy:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Place the cube steak on a cutting board. Trim off any excess fat or gristle. Slice each steak into 4 pieces and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt and black pepper until combined.
  3. Dip each steak in the egg mixture then coat with the flour mixture. Shake off any excess coating and place on a plate or baking sheet.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the coated steak and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy. Remove the steak to a plate lined with paper towels.
  5. To make the gravy, melt butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Whisk in flour until combined, then slowly pour in beef broth while whisking. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until the gravy thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the steak with mashed potatoes, green beans or your favorite side dish, topped with creamy gravy.

Tips & Tricks

For an extra crunchy coating, dip the steak in the egg mixture twice and double coat with flour.

You can reheat leftover Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak by baking it in a 375°F oven for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.

What to Serve with Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak?

Chicken Fried Steak with gravy on top

Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak is best served alongside mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, or your favorite side dishes. It also pairs well with gravy and a biscuit for an extra indulgent meal. For a healthier option, serve the steak over roasted veggies or a bed of greens.

How to Reheat Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak?

Leftover Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak can be reheated in a 375°F oven for 10-15 minutes or until heated through. It can also be microwaved, but the coating won’t be as crispy.

How to Store Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak?

Leftover Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, follow the directions above.

It can also be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. When ready to eat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat as directed above.

What Cut of Meat Is Best for Chicken Fried Steak?

Cube steak is the best cut of meat for a classic Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak. The cube steak is tenderized and has a slightly chewy texture that pairs perfectly with the coating. If you can’t find cube steak, you can use other cuts such as top round or sirloin. Just be sure to pound each piece evenly to ensure even cooking.

How to Make Gravy for Chicken Fried Steak?

Here’s an easy recipe for making homemade gravy [1] to go with your chicken fried steak:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Whisk in the flour until combined, then slowly pour in the beef broth while whisking. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until the gravy thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve over chicken fried steak or your favorite side dish. Enjoy!

Why Is It Called Chicken Fried Steak?

Chicken fried steak, also known as country fried steak, gets its name from the cooking method which is similar to how chicken is cooked. The steaks are coated in a seasoned flour mixture, then fried until crispy and golden brown. This dish has been popular in the southern United States since the early 1900s.

Conclusion

Texas Roadhouse Chicken Fried Steak is an easy, comforting dish that’s sure to please the whole family. With its crunchy coating and savory gravy, it’s a classic comfort food that will never go out of style! Enjoy with your favorite side dishes for a delicious meal any night of the week.

Reference:

  1. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/chicken-fried-steak-with-gravy-recipe-1925056
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