Chicken-fried steak goes west for the full ranch experience! Baked Ranch Steak marinates the beef in a tangy, creamy, and spicy combination of ranch dressing and Cajun seasoning, so each bite of savory meat is infused with aromatic herbs and mouth-watering creaminess. Then, the steak is coated in a crunchy cornmeal breading and baked until golden brown for extra crispiness. Baked Ranch Steak takes a little time and patience to make, but the results are stunning in their meatiness and heartiness. This is destined to become a favorite in your home!

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  • 1 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 3/4 pound of beef top sirloin steak
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


Step 1 –In a shallow dish, combine the ranch dressing and Cajun seasoning.

Step 2 –Add the beef, turning it to coat.

Step 3 –Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to overnight.

Step 4 –Drain the steak and remove any excess ranch marinade from the steak.

Step 5 –Place a 10×15-inch baking sheet in the oven.

Step 6 –Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 7 –On a shallow plate, combine the cornmeal, bread crumbs, and garlic powder.

Step 8 –Coat the steak on both sides with the cornmeal mixture.

Step 9 –Carefully remove the baking sheet from the oven.

Step 10 –Grease the hot baking sheet.

Step 11 –Quickly place the steak on the hot baking sheet.

Step 12 –Return the baking sheet to the oven.

Step 13 –Bake until the bottom is golden-brown, about 8-10 minutes.

Step 14 –Carefully flip the steak and bake until the meat is cooked to desired doneness (135 degrees F for medium-rare), about 8-10 minutes.

Step 15 –Serve.