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Southern Chicken Fried Steak with White Gravy

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When you're really in the mood for true Southern Chicken Fried Steak you absolutely must try my recipe. I think you'll love it.
  Top round steak 1 Pound, cut into serving pieces
  Dry rub 2 Tablespoon
For flour mixture
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cayanne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
For egg mixture
  Egg 3
  Tobasco 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Worcestershire 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil/Canola oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For white gravy
  Bacon fat/Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken base 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Tablespoon

1. Place the steak between two plastic sheets, using a mallet, make it 1/2 inch thin.
2. Season with dry rub mixture. Refrigerate for about 2 hours.

Chicken steak:
3. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients of the flour mixture.
4. In another bowl, mix together all ingredients of the egg mixture.
5. In a flat skillet, heat oil to 325F to 375F.
6. Coat the steak pieces, first in flour mixture, then in egg and then again in flour mixture, carefully slide into the skillet.
7. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes from both sides.
White sauce:
8. In a pan, melt bacon fat, add flour, cook for few seconds, stir constantly to remove lumps.
9. Add all dry ingredients and then finally add buttermilk, allow to boil, stir constantly, cook until the consistency coats the back of a wooden spatula.
10. Add sour cream and mix.

11. Serve hot with mashed potatoes and steamed beans.

If not serving immediately, put the steaks in an oven set at 200F.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1057 Calories from Fat 594

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.6%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 307 mg102.3%

Sodium 1415.4 mg59%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 47 g93.3%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 5% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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