Cube steak is a beef cut, generally from round or top sirloin. A meat tenderizer pounds the beef, which creates the cubed indentations that give the steak its name. Chicken-fried steak is a popular cube steak recipe. Crock-Pot or slow cooker preparation simplifies the process significantly.Continue Reading
Cooks can make their own cube steak by starting with 1/2-inch-thick bottom round steaks. The process involves dredging the steaks and tenderizing them with a needle tenderizer. When finished, the steaks will be about half their original thickness. Dip the tenderized steaks a second time in egg and dredge them in flour again, then allow them to rest for about 30 minutes before proceeding with the chicken-fried steak recipe.