Chicken-Fried Steak Sirloin Recipe

Chicken-Fried Steak Sirloin

A Texas favorite- golden and crispy fried steak that can be enjoyed any time of the day.

  • Difficulty (0 = Caveman, 5 = Thomas Keller): 3
  • Serving size: 2
  • Prep/cook time: 1 hour
  • Meat temp: Med-well


  • 2 steaks
  • Corn oil for frying 
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups potato starch 
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic granules
  • 2 tsp onion granules


  1. In a deep fryer or heavy skillet, bring the corn oil to 375°F. 
  2. Place the beef on a sturdy surface and hit with a tenderizer until the meat is 1/2 inch thick. 
  3. In a bowl, whip the eggs until they are combined. 
  4. In another bowl, take 1 cup of the potato starch, season it with 1 tablespoon of salt. 
  5. In another bowl, add 2 cups of potato starch, paprika, salt, pepper, onion granules, garlic granules, dried thyme, and mix. 
  6. Take one steak, dab it off with a paper towel and coast it in the potato starch and salt
  7. Then dip it in the egg wash, completely coating it. 
  8. Make sure you strain off the extra egg or the next mix will get clumpy. 
  9. Completely coat in the seasoned starch. 
  10. Lay the steak in the oil, always lying away from you. 
  11. Cook on each side for about 4 minutes or until golden and crispy. 
  12. Serve with gravy.

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Myk Walton is a Professional Chef who loves to share his culinary creations (and music, family, etc.) on Instagram (@mykwalton). He named his Designer Beef cow “Gomer” and has dedicated himself to making the most of Gomer’s sacrifice by helping others do the same!
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