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Braised Chuck Steak

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“Chuck Steak is usually tough & tasteless, but not when prepared like this! I like making a gravy with the drippings & serving it with Mashed Potatoes With Carrots Choose a boneless chuck steak that isn't too fat, but has some nice marbling. You can also use Beef Short Ribs for this.”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the meat into about 1 inch strips.
  2. Dredge meat in the flour, shaking off the excess.
  3. In a dutch oven, melt shortening over med.-high heat (WATCH CAREFULLY -- if it smokes, it's too hot).
  4. Brown meat on all sides -- do in batches, if need be).
  5. Season to taste.
  6. Drain fat from dutch oven & return the meat.
  7. Place sliced on over the meat & then add the water.
  8. Cover & simmer on LOW heat for 2 to 2½ hours OR place in a 325° for the same amount of time.

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