One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A thin piece of beef which is lightly battered and fried until crisp.
- ‘Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith grew up on grits and gravy and chicken-fried steak, and fortunately for us, she's not about to switch sides now.’
- ‘Tonight I'm planning to make chicken-fried steak.’
- ‘After all, my condescension was based almost solely on those childhood experiences in Oklahoma, a state much better known for chicken-fried steak than for Peking duck.’
- ‘One dish that warrants a drive from Houston is the chicken-fried steak.’
- ‘There was a beautiful chicken-fried steak, a pile of fluffy mashed potatoes, and green beans.’
- ‘The menu offers such eclectic fare as Greek salad, New Mexico meatloaf special, and chicken-fried steak.’
- ‘And I made her give me her recipe for chicken-fried steak.’
- ‘Cook up some chicken-fried steak and black-eyed peas.’
- ‘The food is quite good - Mexican, barbecue, chili, shrimp and chicken-fried steak, an acquired taste.’
- ‘He was a big man, a generous and wise man, searching for the perfect martini, the perfect chicken-fried steak, and the perfect mountain.’
- ‘You can't beat the chicken-fried steak and collard greens.’
- ‘I know it sounds cute, especially to those of you who miss Cottonwood Cafe, but frankly, chicken-fried steak only tastes right when it costs less than $10.’
- ‘Maybe the new place's chicken-fried steak has less breading than your familiar spot.’
- ‘Another evening's first-course special of fried oysters wore a cloak of extra-crunchy batter that made me swear to try Atkinson's chicken-fried steak next time.’
- ‘I grew up in Oklahoma where I had chicken-fried steak and mashed potatoes for every meal.’
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