Country Fried Steak with SawMill Gravy

Linda Griffith


This has been a favorite with my family for years. Team it up with fresh creamy mashed potatoes and green beans and you have a wonderful dinner that's easy and delicious.Yummy.....Such a wonderful comfort food. and I took out the calories, can't you tell?

★★★★★ 3 votes
10 Min
30 Min


4 medium
cubed steaks, about a half pound
2 c
all purpose flour
3 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
buttermilk or evaporated milk
2 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
garlic powder or onion powder
1/2 tsp
2 c
canola oil


2 or 3 Tbsp
pan drippings from steak
2 or 3 Tbsp
flour (1 tbs per 1 tbs of oil)
1 1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp


1Combine dry ingredients in one bowl and the egg and milk in another.
2Heat the two cups of oil in a heavy skillet, on medium, until a small drop of water sizzles when dropped in.
3Coat steak in the flour mixture and then the milk and egg mixture and dredge back into the flour mixture.
4Gently place in the frying pan and fry until the juices on top start oozing red. Gently flip over with a fork to keep grease from splattering. Fry on the other side for about 5 minutes. This will depend on the thickness of the steak.
Remove from pan.Drain on paper towel lined plate
5Discard all of the pan drippings except for two or three Tbs.
6Whisk the flour into the drippings, stirring continuously for about two minutes.
7Whisk in the milk making sure to blend all lumps into a smooth gravy. Add salt and pepper and stir until mixture thickens, about 5 or 6 minutes. Put the steak back in the pan with the gravy and simmer for a couple of minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy