Country-Fried Steak with Creamy Salsa Gravy

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This recipe is from an old Southern Living Magazine. I love this spicy twist on a typical southern chicken fried steak.


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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 pkg
    chili seasoning mix
  • 1-1 1/2 lb
    sirloin steak, tenderized
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 can(s)
    rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies (reserve liquid)
  • 2/3 c
    whipping cream

How to Make Country-Fried Steak with Creamy Salsa Gravy


  1. Whisk together milk and egg in a medium bowl. Stir together flour and chili seasoning packet in a shallow bowl. Dip steaks in egg mixture; dredge in flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  2. Fry steaks in hot oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack in a jelly-roll plan. Keep steaks warm in a 225 degree F. oven.
  3. In the same skillet, stir in 1/2 to 1 can drained (juice reserved) tomatoes and green chilies and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Whisk in cream. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Add some reserved liquid if the gravy is too thick. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Serve over (or alongside) steaks.

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About Country-Fried Steak with Creamy Salsa Gravy

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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