P an Frying is a quick way to cook thin beef cuts using high heat.

Pan frying is a quick, easy way to cook thin cuts of beef. A good rule of thumb is ‘the thinner the meat, the higher the heat.

You'll Need

Best Beef Cuts
for Pan Frying

  • Cubed Steak
  • Sirloin Steak
  • Top Blade Steak

A Step-by-Step Guide

Pan-Frying Beef


Season beef

Season beef on both sides or coat with flour.

Heat skillet

Heat small amount of oil in skillet over medium heat until hot.
Your skillet is hot enough when it sizzles when you toss a small amount of flour or spices into the oil.

Cook beef

Place beef in heated skillet. Be sure not to overcrowd. Pan fry to desired doneness, turning once.
Remove beef from oil and place on a paper towel to blot any excess oil from surface.