Country Fried Steak & Gravy

When I was a kid, Country Fried Steak was one of my favorite thing to eat. Most of the time we eat this with mashed potatoes, peas, and biscuits. But it would be great with anything. It’s also wonderful to eat for breakfast with eggs, biscuits, and hashbrowns. Yum!

Today I’m sharing how to make the meat and the gravy. We always ate this with white gravy when I was a kid. I don’t really make the gravy much now, because my husband doesn’t eat it, (hence no pic of the gravy), but it’s really good either way. You may also like it with brown gravy, which is especially yummy on mashed potatoes.

Recipe for Country Fried Steak & Gravy
4 (4 ounce) cube steaks (you can also use hamburger)
1/2 teaspoon salt or garlic salt, divided
1 3/4 teaspoons ground black pepper, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup oil (enough so that you have about an 1/4 inch of oil in skillet)
1 cup milk

Season meat with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; set aside. In a shallow dish, mix flour with 1 teaspoon of the pepper. Dredge each steak in flour. Dip in beaten egg, then dredge in flour again.
Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry steaks 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the dredging flour into oil. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of skillet. Gradually whisk in milk. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened and bubbly. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoons pepper; gravy should be quite peppery.

Tips & Suggestions:
This would also be a great recipe to use with chicken or pork chops.
If you like shortcuts, in the seasonings section, they have gravy mixes in the white or brown.



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  1. Snooky doodle says

    this must be really good ! 🙂

  2. Jen - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam says

    This is a great Southern Recipe. We never had this up north but since we’ve moved down, I see it on menus. I have never made it – looks great! 🙂

  3. Life with Kaishon says

    Jeri : ), these are GREAT recipes. It sounds like a scrumptious meal! I love it!

  4. I love chicken fried steak but have never made it. Looks great!

  5. I’ve always wondered how to make country fried steak! It’s much easier than I was making it out to be in my head.

  6. A happy heart at home says

    My family just loves country fried steak! So good!


  7. shopannies says

    we have not had this for quite a while but I am thinking of revisiting after reading your recipe post

  8. Live.Love.Eat says

    Yummy, I don’t know that I have ever had that but I know I would love it.

    Thanks for your last few visits!!!!!

  9. ♥Rosie♥ says

    Oh this sounds so good Jerri – i’m printing this off to try out :0) Thanks for sharing with us.

  10. Crazy About Cakes says

    Wow! I just stumbled across your blog and love it! I’m a new follower. Keep up the good work!

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