Light Chicken Fried Steak

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by ChipotleChick

A great light substitute for one of the best known comfort foods! Great with mashed potatoes made using chicken stock instead of butter. From Better Homes and Gardens: Family Favorites Made Lighter.

Top Review by pitney410

This was really good! I love chicken fried steak, but it doesn't go very well with a low-fat diet. It came out very tender. The breading got soggy and mushy while simmering in the bullion. That's the only reason it didn't get a 5. (I did use onion powder and garlic powder instead of pepper. Personal preference.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together 2 tablespoons flour and pepper.
  2. Pound into meat with a meat cleaver.
  3. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Heat to medium and brown beef on both sides.
  5. Drain off fat if needed.
  6. Add water and boullion to skillet and bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered 1 1/4 hours until meat is tender.
  8. Remove meat and keep warm.
  9. In a bowl, gradually add skim milk to the flour and whisk until smooth.
  10. Stir into the pan juices.
  11. Cook until thickened and bubbly, and cook an additional minute.
  12. Serve over meat.

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