How to Cook Air Fryer Country Fried Steak

Alright so listen, cuntry fried steak and gravy is definitely not a diet friendly dish. However it is possible to cut some calories by cooking it in the Air Fryer! Best of all, it has the same great taste and you'll be blown away at how delicious this recipe is.

This is a recipe to have at least once a year. You know, for that time when you really need to address that craving for country fried steak! Air frying is a great way to fix those cravings and not feel as guilty! You dont have to be a Southerner to enjoy this amazing recipe. This classic comfort food recipe reminds most people what it was like growing up in Grandma's kitchen, with its crispy, hearty texture and creamy gravy. Country-fried steak is made with cube steaks, a tenderized cut of meat that makes a great weeknight dinner entrée.

And, don't forget the gravy! This creamy white sauce uses a little bit of your steak-infused cooking oil, a few simple seasonings, and milk.

Category, DifficultyIntermediate

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
 4 Cube Steak
 ½ cup Flour
 ½ tsp Garlic Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 1 Egg
 ½ tbsp Cayenne or Slap Ya Mama seasoning OPTIONAL!!! Only if you want it spicy
Gravy
 4 slices bacon
 ¼ cup Flour
 2 cups 1% Milk
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Black Pepper
1

Beat Egg. Mix together flour, garlic powder, salt, and (if you want spice) Cayenne pepper or Slap Ya Mama seasoning

2

Lightly salt and pepper steak on each side (1/8 teaspoon of each per side)

3

Dip Steak into Egg

4

Dip Steak into the flour mixture. Shake off excess flour and dip back into the egg, sprinkle on additional flour and place on Air Fryer

5

Cook at 360 degrees for 7 minutes. Flip over and cook for additional 10 minutes or until golden brown. Turn Air Fryer up to 390 degrees cook for additional 5 minutes
Serve with potatoes and Gravy.

Gravy
6

-Do the following steps while the Steak is cooking Cut Bacon in small chunks
-Place in fry pan and cook bacon over medium heat
-Drain off all but a Tablespoon or so of the bacon grease
-Stir in the Flour and cook for 2 minutes
-Pour the milk into the flour and stir until lumps of flour dissolve. Simmer until gravy is thick.
-Add the salt and pepper. Taste to see if additional salt and pepper is needed

Ingredients

 4 Cube Steak
 ½ cup Flour
 ½ tsp Garlic Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 1 Egg
 ½ tbsp Cayenne or Slap Ya Mama seasoning OPTIONAL!!! Only if you want it spicy
Gravy
 4 slices bacon
 ¼ cup Flour
 2 cups 1% Milk
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Black Pepper

Directions

1

Beat Egg. Mix together flour, garlic powder, salt, and (if you want spice) Cayenne pepper or Slap Ya Mama seasoning

2

Lightly salt and pepper steak on each side (1/8 teaspoon of each per side)

3

Dip Steak into Egg

4

Dip Steak into the flour mixture. Shake off excess flour and dip back into the egg, sprinkle on additional flour and place on Air Fryer

5

Cook at 360 degrees for 7 minutes. Flip over and cook for additional 10 minutes or until golden brown. Turn Air Fryer up to 390 degrees cook for additional 5 minutes
Serve with potatoes and Gravy.

Gravy
6

-Do the following steps while the Steak is cooking Cut Bacon in small chunks
-Place in fry pan and cook bacon over medium heat
-Drain off all but a Tablespoon or so of the bacon grease
-Stir in the Flour and cook for 2 minutes
-Pour the milk into the flour and stir until lumps of flour dissolve. Simmer until gravy is thick.
-Add the salt and pepper. Taste to see if additional salt and pepper is needed

How to Cook Air Fryer Country Fried Steak