Cuban Style Chicken Fried Steak


4 (1/4 lb) cube steaks
2 eggs
3 cups bread crumbs
1 tbs oregano
1 tsp cumin\
1 lemon sliced
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups vegetable oil for frying
1 tbs butter (for gravy)
1 tbs flour (for gravy)\
1 tsp garlic powder (for gravy)
1 tsp cumin (for gravy)
1/4 cup chicken stock, more if needed (for gravy)
 These are tangy delicious chicken fried steaks with a Latin flair.

  • In a shallow dish, combine the bread crumbs with the oregano, cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Beat the eggs in  another dish or bowl.
  • Dip each steak in the beaten gees, and then in the bread crumb  mixture.
  • In a large saute pan or cast iron skillet, heat 1 inch  of oil using medium high heat.
  • Place the steaks in the oil when it is hot.
  • Cook the steaks, turning once, until golden brown.
  • Serve with lemon slices.
  • For the gravy, in the same skillet using medium heat add the butter.
  • When the butter is almost melted add the flour and stir constantly with a wooden spoon or whisk.
  • When gravy turns slightly brown slowly add the chicken stock, whisking as you go.
  • Season with garlic, powder, cumin and salt and pepper. Taste as you go and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Gravy should be smooth and free flowing. If gravy is too thick add  more chicken stock and whisk.




15 min


15 min


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