Four cooked cube steaks in a cast iron pan.

How to Cook Cube Steak Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to cook cube steak perfectly so that it’s tender with a great crust. If desired, finish with a delicious gravy.


  • 4 cube steaks
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. cooking oil


  1. Season cube steaks evenly on both sides with the salt.
  2. Dredge each side of each steak in flour, shake off excess and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until shimmering.
  4. Place cube steaks in pan. Cook 3 minutes each side. Serve immediately.

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