Pressure cooker cube steak. The most direct way to heaven.
Some people, like my wife, find cube steak too chewy. Others are not sure what to do with it except fry it (which I love, by the way). With this recipe you get the perfect marriage between delicious and cheap. Cube steak is cheap, and yes, chewy, but it turns into beautiful tenderness when pressured and you get a lovely gravy to smother your rice with. It’s wife approved too. Do it!
PRESSURE COOKER CUBE STEAK
1 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon each of salt and pepper
1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
6 tablespoons of flour
2 1/4 cups of beef broth
2 lbs of cube steak, cut in 1 inch pieces
2 cloves of minced garlic
canola or olive oil as needed to brown meat
Add the flour and salt, pepper, and cayenne to a ziplock bag. Toss it about a bit to combine. Add the cut up meat to the bag. Shake it up to coat the meat with the flour.
Heat your oil up in your pressure cooker and start browning the meat on both sides, in batches. Don’t crowd your meat. Save the flour that is left in the bag, you’ll need it later.
Once the meat is browned, add a touch of the beef broth to the pot to deglaze the lovely brown bits in there. Add your onions and sauté to your liking. Add garlic and sauté for a couple of minutes.
Leave the veg in there and add your meat in the pot, juice and all. Take your remaining flour from the bag and sprinkle it over the top of the meat. Add the broth and stir.
Set pressure to high for 20 minutes. After it’s done, quick release the pressure.
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