Cube steak recipesWritten by Hans Dekker
Are you searching for some new and exciting cube steak recipes? Well, first let’s look at why cube steak is so popular. Cube steak or minute steak, as some people may call it, comes from butcher tenderizing round steak before packaging. This is done by using a butcher’s tenderizer. It does not take long to cook this time of steak hence came name minute steak.
There are many different cube steak recipes from countries all over world. Since steak has been tenderized already you do not have to worry about pounding, marinating, or anything else to make your meat tender before preparing. It can be used to fry, grill, in a crockpot or broiled. Just remember not to overcook meat. This can cause it to become tough and rubbery.
Here are a couple of cube steak recipes you must try for a new treat. The Island Cube Steak recipe will give you an exciting new way to prepare cube steak and will have your tastebuds asking for more. The ingredients you need are 1 ½ pounds of cube steak, ¼ cup vegetable oil, water chestnuts (usually one can drained, but you can also use fresh), 1 green pepper sliced, 1 small onion cut into slices, 1 pound of fresh sliced mushrooms, salt, and around 8 ounces of beef gravy. You can purchase gravy already prepared or make your own. Cut cube steak into small strips and heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. After oil is warm add steak, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, and salt. Cook totally until meat is brown stirring consistently. When meat is browned, drain and add water chestnuts and your brown gravy. Cover skillet and simmer for 1 ½ to 2 hours, stirring every once in a while. You can serve this delectable meal over show mien noodles.
Swiss Steak RecipesWritten by Hans Dekker
There is more than one way to prepare Swiss steak recipes. More than likely your recipe will call for either round or chuck steak, but you can also use cube steak. The type of steak you use is entirely up to your palate. Swiss steak can also be either baked in oven, cooked in a slow cooker or crockpot, or even cooked in a large skillet on top of stove. You will not find many recipes that tell you how you to cook Swiss steak on top of stove, but it can be done. If you decide to try to prepare one on your stove top use any of recipes that you find, just cook on stove top and check often.
These Swiss steak recipes call for them to be baked in oven, but you can also prepare them in above mentioned ways. For first recipe you will need following ingredients a covered baking dish, 2 pounds of steak, salt, pepper, garlic powder, 1 onion sliced, 4 ounce can of drained mushrooms, and 1 15 ounce can of tomato sauce.