Lone Star Chicken Fried Steak

Total Time
35mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
15 mins

My boys love chicken fried steak any which way it comes served. We have had many an argument over what is the correct name; chicken fried or country fried. To me they are the same! I have included the gravy recipe as well, no chicken fried steak would be complete without it ! The original recipe came from a Texas cookbook, but I have changed it up a bit. Serve with a big pot of mashed potatoes and plenty of bread and butter for dipping!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 12 lbs round steaks, cut into 4-6 pieces, tenderized (sirloin works well too)
  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 12 teaspoons pepper
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 12 cup half-and-half or 12 cup milk
  • oil (for frying)
  • Gravy

  • 6 tablespoons pan drippings or 6 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups hot milk
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Combine flour, salt and pepper in pie plate.
  2. In another pie plate, combine eggs and milk.
  3. Dredge meat in flour mixture, shaking off excess flour.
  4. Dip steak into egg mixture and dredge again in flour.
  5. Heat 1/2 inch oil in a heavy skillet.
  6. Place steaks in skillet and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  7. To make gravy, remove steaks to warm oven. (I use my toaster oven for this step).
  8. Remove all leftover oil except for 6 T. and the brown bits.
  9. Add flour to skillet.
  10. Cook and stir until flour begins to brown.
  11. Add hot milk and whisk until thickened.
  12. Season with salt and pepper and pour over warm steaks.