Lone Star Chicken Fried Steak

READY IN: 35mins


  • 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 1/2 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


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