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chicken fried steak

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Recipe by
christine perez
Rowlett, TX

A good chicken fried steak starts with the oil not too hot or too cool.To test drop in a 1-inch cube of white bread.If it burns after 30 seconds it's too hot,if it doesn't brown,the oil is not hot enough"

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Ingredients For chicken fried steak

  • 2 lb
    bonless rib-eyed steaks, cut 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp
    table salt,for brine
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 4 c
    self rising flour(if you can't find replace with 3 tbsp of all purpose with 2 tbsp baking powder & 2 tsp salt. .
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    fresh black pepper
  • 1
    scallion,green part only chopped

How To Make chicken fried steak

  • 1
    1.Using smooth side of meat mallet,gently pound the steaks to tenderize and flatten them.Place in a shallow baking dish and cover with cold water,and add table salt to create brine.cover and re refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  • 2
    2.In a deep skillet,heat 4 inches of oil over medium-high heat to 350F.
  • 3
    3.In a shallow bowl,stir together flour,paprika,onion, and garlic powders,salt and pepper.One by one,lift steaks out of brine and drop into the seasoned flour.Coat well:shake off excess.Repeat,dipping coated steaks back in solution,then the flour.
  • 4
    4.Slip steaks into the hot oil (no more than 2 pieces at a time,as this will lower the temperature.)Fry 10 to 12 minutes on each side.Remove and let rest 10 minutes before cutting.Sprinkle with scallions and serve with white gravy if desired.

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