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Southern Chicken Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Round steak that is seasoned, dredged in flour, then a wet mixture, then again into seasoned flour. Deep fried to a golden brown, and topped with a delicious white cream gravy.

Southern Chicken Fried Stead with Cream Gravy


  • 2 pounds Round Steak

Dipping Mixture

  • 5 ounces Evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce, preferably green
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt, or to taste

Dry Mixture:

  • 1 cup All-purpose flour

Seasoned Flour:

  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cracked black pepper

Cream Sauce:

  • 2 1/2 Cups milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Frying:

  • Vegetable oil


  1. Trim steak and pound to ½ inch thick to tenderize and cut into 6 to 8 pieces.
  2. Mix together the milk, Tabasco sauce and salt in a bowl.
  3. Measure 1 cup of flour into another bowl.
  4. Combine remaining flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in yet another bowl.
  5. Dip steak into flour, into milk mixture, and then into seasoned flour. Set aside until all meat is coated.
  6. Heat oil in a frying pan, about 1 to 2 inches deep.
  7. Fry meat for about 2 minutes for each side, until golden brown.
  8. Drain well on crumpled paper towels. Serve topped with cream gravy.
  9. To make the cream Sauce, ladle the fat from the frying pan, leaving 6 tablespoons of fat.
  10. Add 6 tablespoons of flour. (If you have any leftover seasoned flour, use that, and if needed add plain flour to make 6 tablespoons.
  11. Slowly stir in the 2½ cups milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. (Makes 2 cups of gravy)
  12. Cover steaks with gravy when served.
  13. Mashed potatoes and a vegetable goes great with this steak.

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