Chicken Fried Bacon W/Cream Gravy

Total Time
30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
0 mins

Bacon - it's the icecream of the meat world, high in Vitamin-G (grease) and bound to make the food police crazy! This side of fat douple-dipped in fat then fried in fat & served with a side of fat (cream gravy) recipe comes from Sodolak's Original Country Inn restaurant in Snook, Texas. Cream gravy is my own recipe. I do not admit to ever making fried bacon so prep time is a guesstimate ;)

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • Fried Bacon

  • 1 lb thick sliced bacon, cut in half
  • 1 egg
  • 12 cup milk (or cream or half & half)
  • 12 cup flour
  • spices (optional)
  • oil (for frying)
  • Cream Gravy

  • 3 tablespoons drippings or 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream (whipping)
  • salt and pepper, heavy on the pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over med-high heat.
  2. Whisk egg and milk together in a bowl.
  3. Place flour in another bowl - season it if you'd like (garlic, pepper, salt, lemon, cajun, etc.).
  4. Double dip - first in the egg mixture, then into the flour and repeat.
  5. Fry in oil until golden brown.
  6. Serve with cream gravy for dipping; also good served with steak.
  7. To make cream gravy:.
  8. Put drippings or butter in a sauce pan over med-high heat. Whisk in the flour until well blended; cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbly. Remove from heat and gradually add milk whisking constantly; return to heat & whisk until the gravy thickens; Whisk in the cream, salt & pepper.
Most Helpful

5 5

there is nothing more beautiful than bacon (fat) wrapped in carbohydrates and cooked in fat in the world of food. Some will say "that will clog your arteries". I say that this elegant dish is not only an inspiration to mankind but the epitome and symbol of manliness and awesomeness. Eat it.<br/><br/>Seriously though, this is the best (and best tasting) idea that ever saw light. Bravo, says I, for being awesome.

5 5

Oh this is good stuff. Made it this weekend for a potluck and everyone loved it. I salted and peppered the flour, some garlic powder might have been a nice addition. The Chicken Fried Bacon is good enough on it's own but dipping it in the cream gravy made even better.

5 5

Made this recipe after seeing that it won the Texas State Fair in October 2008. I have now, by request, made it two more times. A little goes a long way but it is so decadent that everyone wants more.... Takes about an hour for two pounds cut in half, five pieces at a time. One of the new favorite foods of the Buben Verin along with bacon wrapped chicken livers - yum.