Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Taken from "The Spice Cookbook" by Day & Stuckey (1964), this is simple and satisfying. Serve with whatever vegetables you choose, drizzled with the gravy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut steak into 5 servings.
  2. Pound steaks until they are thin and tender.
  3. Mix 3 tbsp flour with the salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.
  4. Add shortening to a heavy skillet or dutch oven and heat.
  5. Dredge steaks in the flour mixture.
  6. Brown steaks on both sides in the hot shortening.
  7. Add the hot water and onion flakes.
  8. Simmer 25 minutes or until cooked but tender.
  9. Remove steaks and keep warm.
  10. Whisk 2 tbsp flour with the pan drippings.
  11. Add milk and cook until gravy is slightly thickened.