2 packages garlic-ranch salad dressing mix
1 cup all purpose flour
Ground black pepper
1 egg, lightly beaten
3 cups buttermilk
1 pound cubed steak, cut into 4 pieces
1 cup chicken broth
1 (2.64 oz) package gravy mix
Mashed potatoes for serving
Combine 1 pkg. salad dressing mix, flour and pepper to taste in a large plastic bag then set aside. Combine another package of salad dressing mix, egg and 2 cups buttermilk in a shallow bowl. Soak steaks in buttermilk mixture. Remove 1 steak and toss in flour mixture. Shake off any excess flour and dip again in buttermilk mixture. Return to flour mixture and toss. Repeat process for remaining steaks.
Heat ½ in. layer of oil in a large cast iron skillet to 350°. Place 2 steaks in pan at a time. Cook for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
To make gravy, combine 1 cup buttermilk, chicken broth and gravy package in small saucepan. Bring to simmer over medium heat and stir well. Top steaks with gravy and serve with mashed potatoes and gravy, if desired.