Cooking With SusieQ: Venison Cube Steak Parmesan

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By: Sue ‘SusieQ’ Burch
By: Sue ‘SusieQ’ Burch

Venison Cube Steak Parmesan

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup saltine crackers crumbs (best to use a mini chopper)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • One-pound venison cube steak
  • 2 eight oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°. In a dish of your choice or a paper plate, add 3 tablespoons flour, salt and pepper.

In your second dish you will need a bowl in order for you to whisk two eggs and two tablespoons of water. Mix together your cracker crumbs, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning in your third bowl.

Heat your olive oil in skillet over medium heat as you dip your first venison cube steak into the flour, then cover in egg mixture and finally get a good coating in the cracker/parmesan cheese mixture.  Once your skillet is ready add your coated venison cubed steak and cook just until brown on both sides.  Place each browned venison cubed steak in a greased casserole dish in a single layer.

Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven.  While you are waiting you will want to go ahead and make your sauce, in medium bowl, stir tomato sauce, sugar, Italian seasoning and garlic powder together. When your venison cube steaks are done then you will need to spoon your sauce over each cube steak.  After the sauce, add a slice of mozzarella cheese and the 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese on top of the mozzarella. Bake for five more minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Let’s get started:

 

Two packs of venison cube steak… more than one pound so I had to double recipe.
Two packs of venison cube steak… more than one pound so I had to double recipe.
I add my salt and black pepper to my flour in a paper plate so I could throw it all away when I was finished. The venison cube steak has to be floured first.
I add salt and black pepper to my flour in a paper plate so I could throw it all away when I am finished. The venison cube steak has to be floured first.
One thing I noticed I didn’t need to double the eggs. I had most of the eggs left. After adding flour to the venison cube steak next you dip it into the egg mixture.
One thing I noticed, I didn’t need to double the eggs. I had most of the eggs left over. After flouring the venison cube steak  you then dip each steak into the egg mixture.
Cracker crumb/Parmesan cheese mixture is the last bowl to be dipped into… it would get messy after dipping into the egg, be prepared…
After dipping into the egg mix you then cover each steak into the Cracker crumb/Parmesan cheese mixture.  It will get messy after dipping into the egg so be prepared…
Here you can see what they look like coated and browned. It was a little hard to take pictures with messy hands.
Here you can see what they look like coated and browned. 
Browned venison cube steak single layer in a greased casserole dish.
Place the browned venison cube steak single layer in a greased casserole dish and bake for 25 minutes.
Sauce to add to top of browned venison cubed steak
Sauce to add to top of browned venison cubed steak
I have added sauce to each browned venison cube steak
I have added sauce to each browned venison cube steak
Since I had so many venison cube steak so close together there was not really room for a whole slice on each one. I put a half on the smaller ones and a whole slice on the larger ones.
Since I had so many venison cube steaks so close together there was not really room for a whole slice of cheese on each one. I put a half on the smaller ones and a whole slice on the larger ones.
Venison Cube Steak Parmesan over angel hair pasta. My husband Danny was not happy there was not more sauce for the pasta. Next time I will have to make more sauce so he will have enough to add some to his angel hair pasta.
Venison Cube Steak Parmesan over angel hair pasta. My husband Danny was not happy there was not more sauce for the pasta. Next time I will have to make more sauce so he will have enough to add some to his angel hair pasta.

 

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