Lone Star Chicken-Fried Steak

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


There are many variations of chicken-fried steak, but they are all breaded, tenderized steak, fried and served with cream gravy.

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★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    round steak, tenderized (i like to use cube steaks)
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    pepper, to taste
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 c
  • ·
    oil, for frying
  • GRAVY:

  • 6 Tbsp
    bacon grease or pan drippings
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    hot milk
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Lone Star Chicken-Fried Steak


  1. Trim steak and cut into 5 pieces.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge all steak pieces in flour mixture until lightly coated.
  4. Combine eggs and milk.
  5. Dip steak into egg mixture and dredge again in flour.
  6. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a heavy skillet.
  7. Place steaks in skillet and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  8. To make gravy, remove steaks to warm oven, retaining 6 tablespoons of drippings (or use bacon drippings).
  9. Add flour.
  10. Cook and stir until flour begins to brown.
  11. Add hot milk and stir until thickened.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste and pour over warm steaks.

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About Lone Star Chicken-Fried Steak

Course/Dish: Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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