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?


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10 Min
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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

How to Make Country Fried Steak with SawMill Gravy


  • 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.

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About Country Fried Steak with SawMill Gravy

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

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