Ahhh, country fried steak, the American classic. Juicy rich beef, thick crunchy breading, maybe a side of country gravy and eggs? Tyson looks to bring the staple direct to your home and freezer with these. Six breaded steaks come in the resealable bag.
Cooking: Tyson recommends using your oven or microwave for these. As you’d expect, the microwave is a poor method resulting in a mushy finishing where the breading simply peels away in unappetizing fashion. I relied on my air fryer for the very best results.
Taste and texture: The up front flavor is one of murky grease. You’d be hard pressed to genuinely say you taste beef here. The initial grease gives way to plenty of black pepper on the back of the throat. The breading is crisp if you rely on the oven or air fryer while the interior is spongey; in this regard the ‘steak’ is what chicken is in a typical processed chicken burger.
Verdict: There’s an undeniable industrial-processed nature to these for sure. Your local old-school cafe or even your own skills can easily best these. That said, they do have that guilty-treat quality to them, not least they’re extremely convenient. When gussied up with the right sides and toppings, they’re “ok” in a push.
Tyson Country Fried Steak cooking instructions
Tyson Country Fried Steak nutrition and ingredients
Are Tyson Country Fried Steaks any good?
File this one under guilty pleasure. If you really want a classic country fried steak though, visit your local cafe or make it yourself.
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