Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

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.

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.