Lightened up and easy to make, yet still so delicious, this Baked Chicken Fried Steak is a hearty dish your whole family will love!
This is chicken fried steak at its best! The beef is so moist and delicious because its baked slowly in the oven. Finally, I topped it with a rich chicken gravy which is irresistible!
So, what is chicken fried steak?
My boys call this dish 'a lie on a plate'.
Well, it isn't chicken, and it isn't fried. So it's really two lies!
But who's counting?!
P/S: I do have a true Chicken Potato Bake recipe which has chicken and is baked, LOL.
I really do love a good chicken fried steak, but I can do without all the fat and calories. So one day when I was craving this dish, I decided to try it with a 'fake frying' method, which I also use with calamari (YUM) and actual chicken as well.
I couldn't believe how tasty it was!
Baked cube steak recipes are really popular among my readers. When cooked, they are so tender and juicy. Plus they are so filling.
You can never go wrong with beef recipes for dinner. One of my family favorites is this crock pot beef and mushroom recipe. It takes very little effort to make which means less work for me.
Recently, I discovered that beef and broccoli are best friends. I put them together in this crock pot beef and broccoli recipe which just made everyone jump with joy.
And if you are looking for more baked chicken recipes, I recently made this baked breaded lemon chicken which was well received by Thing 2!
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I cheated a little in this chicken fried steak recipe by using cube steak from Certified Angus Beef, which is already tenderized when you buy it. But it was well worth it! However, you can also tenderize your own steak using a tenderizer if you have one.
This week's #SundaySupper event is all about lean beef recipes, which is perfect timing since everyone is trying to eat lighter after the indulgence of the holidays.
So don't forget to check out all the other lean beef recipes listed at the bottom of the post!
How to make Chicken Fried Steak (Baked)
Baked Chicken Fried Steak
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
- Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray.
- Combine flour, salt, and bread crumbs in one bowl.⅓ cup flour, 1 and ½ teaspoons salt, ⅔ cup seasoned bread crumbs
- In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and milk together.2 egg whites, 2 tablespoons milk
- Dip one cube steak into the flour mixture first.1 and ½ pounds cube steak
- Next, dip the cube steak in the egg mixture.
- Dip it in the flour mixture one more time.
- Place on the baking sheet.
- Repeat the steps for the remaining steak cubes.
- Place tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
- Turn the steaks over and bake for another 5-10 minutes.
- When the meat is done and the breading is browned, the chicken fried steak is ready.
- Warm the gravy in the microwave and serve alongside the steaks.12 ounces chicken gravy
Nutritional information is an estimate. The nutritional values for your final dish may vary based on measuring differences and products used.
Make sure you check out these other great #SundaySupper recipes!
Appetizers, Soups, and Salads
- Baked Kibbeh with Yogurt Sauce by Food Lust People Love
- Italian Wedding Soup by Hardly A Goddess
- Lighter Tex-Mex Albondigas Soup by The Weekend Gourmet
- Steak Taco Salad Wonton Cups by Caroline’s Cooking
- Warm Steak Salad by Food Done Light
Lean Ground Beef Recipes
- Cheeseburger Stew by Our Good Life
- Cheesesteak Bruschetta by The Food Hunter’s Guide to Cuisine
- Clean Eating Sloppy Joes by A Mind “Full” Mom
- Old Fashioned Porcupine Meatballs by Turnips 2 Tangerines
- Smothered Hamburger Steaks by Grumpy’s Honeybunch
- Spaghetti Squash with Chili by Recipes Food and Cooking
- BBQ Filet Beef Tips by The Freshman Cook
- Beef Broccoli Pasta by Wholistic Woman
- Beef Ddukboki (Non-Spicy Sautéed Korean Rice Cakes) by kimchi MOM
- Beef Steak Fajitas by Asian In America
- Beef Vegetable Stir-Fry by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Skinny Beef Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sauce by Mindy’s Cooking Obsession
Sandwiches and Wraps
- Asian Steak Lettuce Wraps by The Chef Next Door
- My Big Lean Greek Beef Wrap by Go Epicurista
- Slow Cooker Tuscan French Dips by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps by Pies and Plots
- Spicy Beef Tacos by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Baked Chicken Fried Steak by Dizzy Busy and Hungry
- Chile Lime Flank Steak Tacos by The Redhead Baker
- Filet Mignon with Roasted Vegetable Salad by A Day in the Life on the Farm
- Flank Steak Roulades by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Roasted Garlic Sirloin Steak with Rosemary by Cooking Chat
- Swiss Steak by Palatable Pastime
Many thanks to Sarah from The Chef Next Door for hosting this event.
This is.a pretty.good recipe. But it took my steaks 30 minutes to get done.
Glad you liked it! I wonder if your steaks were thicker than the ones I usually get. I'm glad you were able to make it work for you regardless! Thanks!
I tried a different recipe that used all flour. It took too long to crisp and ended up with very dry meat. Your recipe makes more sense. You didn't mention spraying the dipped steaks with another shot of spray oil. Most recipes that are "fake" frying suggest that step. Should I do that, or simply follow your recipe? I would like to avoid additional oil, but I want edible meat.
I don't do that step when I make this recipe, and personally I don't miss the little bit of oil. You can decide for yourself, but maybe you want to try it without the extra spray of oil first and see how it turns out. It's up to you! Whatever you decide to do, I hope you enjoy it! 🙂
Instead of bread crumbs, I used crushed tortilla chips. Baked 18 minutes then 2 minutes each side under the broiler. I’ll put this in my recipe file. Killer!
Great idea! Thanks for sharing!
I tried to make this dish and I cooked it both sides as instructed and when it came out it was very floury looking and puddles of dampness so I tried putting back in over for an additional 5 min each side. Finally put under broiler to get it crispy but by that time it had dried the meat out. Move on to the next attempt but will try again.
I am sorry to hear that! That happened to me once when I was developing the recipe, and so I changed the flour to bread crumbs ratio and that fixed it. So make sure you are using 1/3 cup flour and 2/3 cup bread crumbs called for in the recipe. Also, make sure your oven is truly 400 degrees. If it runs a little cooler, you may need to bump it up a bit so that the breading gets brown before the meat dries out. I hope it turns out better for you with those suggestions!
Loved this! Thank you for the great recipe.
I've never had it baked, but it looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
Y um, I have already pinned this one! My hubby is going to love it.
Hi Pat, the recipe is in the post above. Let me know if you are having issues seeing it and I will be happy to help you! Thanks for stopping by!
In the indtructions it says dip in flour egg then flour again. Yet there are breadcrumbs in the recipe??
Hi Barb, the flour and the breadcrumbs get mixed together in step 3. So you will be dipping in that mixture twice. Does that help? Let me know if you have any other questions!