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cube steak and gravy with mashed potato and gravy and carrots on a plate

Country Style Instant Pot Cube Steak Recipe

This Southern Instant Pot cube steak recipe is made with lightly battered cube steak that is cooked in brown gravy and onions until tender.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 405kcal


  • 2 lbs cube steak
  • cup flour
  • 2 tbs oil
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 onions
  • 10.5 oz can cream of celery soup
  • 1 dry package of Lipton Onion Soup mix


  • Cut 2 lbs cube steak into smaller pieces.
  • Add ⅓ cup flour to ziplock bag.
  • Add steak a few at a time to bag to flour meat.
  • Add 3 tbs oil to Instant Pot. Turn on Sauté setting.
  • Add cube steak in small batches to Instant Pot. Cook on each side until browned and crispy.
  • Set cube steak aside. Deglaze bottom of Instant Pot with 3 tbs of the beef broth.
  • Add 2 thickly sliced onions and cook them until tender.
  • Return cube steak on top of onions.
  • Mix remaining 2 cups broth, cream of celery soup, and Lipton onion soup mix.
  • Add sauce mixture over the cube steak.
  • Cook on Manual High for 20 minutes.
  • Quick release pressure.
  • Turn off Instant Pot and rest for 5 minutes. (This will thicken the gravy.) Serve over rice or with mashed potatoes.



Note: If you want larger pieces of cube steak, you can fry them separately in a larger pan.


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 659mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 3.2mg