chicken-fried steak

noun

chick·​en-fried steak ˈchi-kᵊn-ˈfrīd- How to pronounce chicken-fried steak (audio)
: steak coated with batter, fried, and served with gravy

Examples of chicken-fried steak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today, this modern diner serves quintessential diner fare, like a Reuben sandwich and chicken-fried steak, but also caters to the Aggie crowd with college favorites like pizza and tacos. Katie Friel, Chron, 26 Jan. 2023 The new menu at Rookwood features American-style dishes such as burgers, pizza and chicken-fried steak, as well as more upscale dinners such as steaks and glazed pork chops. Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, 21 Dec. 2021 Ellen’s is best known for its Southern food, like the top two sellers, pancake pot pie and chicken-fried steak. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 14 Apr. 2021 Fuel your drive with country favorites like fried chicken, meatloaf and chicken-fried steak. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, 8 Dec. 2020 The beautiful River Walk, smothered-chicken-fried steak at Lulu’s, and a visit to the Japanese tea gardens. Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Oct. 2019 Also go for: The beautiful River Walk, smothered-chicken-fried steak at Lulu’s, and a visit to the Japanese tea gardens. Condé Nast Traveler, 18 Oct. 2018 The kitchen also produces some pretty good tacos and chicken-fried steak. Houston Chronicle, 10 May 2018 Just like at Horseshoe Hill, which serves up some of the best chicken-fried steak anywhere, six different ways, the variety of chicken and biscuits will be creative and varied. star-telegram, 20 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chicken-fried steak was in 1914

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“Chicken-fried steak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken-fried%20steak. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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